Celluloid Foam Skimmer

Celluloid Foam Skimmer

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Description (Brief)
The rounded blade of the skimmer is made of cream celluloid. The handle is an intricately molded metal piece, possibly bronze. The skimmer has no markings.
Description
Celluloid beer foam skimmer with ornate metal handle.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Foam Skimmer
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (blade material)
metal, bronze (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 25 cm x 3.4 cm x 1 cm; 9 13/16 in x 1 5/16 in x 3/8 in
overall: 1/2 in x 9 7/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 1.27 cm x 25.0825 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1567
catalog number
2006.0098.1567
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Beer
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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