Jewelry box

Jewelry box

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Description (Brief)
A jewelry box, made of ivory-grained celluloid, in the shape of a dresser. There are four drawers and a mirror. The drawers are lined with pink velvet. The box is unmarked.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jewelry box
date made
1890-1929
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
glass (mirror material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 11.7 cm x 5 cm; 9 1/16 in x 4 5/8 in x 1 15/16 in
overall: 9 in x 4 5/8 in x 2 in; 22.86 cm x 11.7475 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1689
catalog number
2006.0098.1689
accession number
2006.0098
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Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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