Celluloid Comb

Celluloid Comb

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Description (Brief)
A novelty folding comb. It is cream celluloid and laminated with a pink pearlescent celluloid sheet. The pearlescent sheet is decorated with rhinestones and an Art Deco motif. It is unmarked.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
comb
date made
ca 1925
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 cm x 8.8 cm x.5 cm; 13/16 in x 3 7/16 in x 3/16 in
overall: 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 13/16 in;.9525 cm x 8.5725 cm x 2.06375 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1717
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1717
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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