hair receiver

hair receiver

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A hair receiver is a small vessel designed to hold hair that accumulated on a comb or brush. The inscription on this celluloid example reads “IVORY Pyralin DUBARRY.”
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Object Name
hair receiver
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
overall: 6.1 cm x 12.1 cm; 2 3/8 in x 4 3/4 in
overall: 2 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 5.715 cm x 11.43 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Celanese Plastics Company
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National Museum of American History
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