Celluloid Rattle

Celluloid Rattle

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Description (Brief)
A blow-molded rattle. Its handle is cream celluloid. The rattle is half a sphere made of multicolored celluloid with a clear plastic cover. Inside are some small plastic pellets to make the rattle sound and two plastic chicks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1950
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
overall: 16.5 cm x 7.3 cm x 3 cm; 6 1/2 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 1 1/2 in x 3 in x 6 5/8 in; 3.81 cm x 7.62 cm x 16.8275 cm
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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