Napkin Ring

Napkin Ring

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Description
Solid mother-of-pearl ring carved into two leaves joined together at front and inscribed "Honolulu" in black across the outside of its narrower back.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ring, napkin
date made
ca 1910 - 1911
place made
United States: Hawaii, Oahu, Honolulu
Associated Place
United States: Kansas
Physical Description
white (overall color)
shell (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 3.175 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
DL.65.2689
catalog number
65.2689
accession number
258259
Credit Line
Mrs. John White (Mary Taggert Marshall) McBurney
subject
Eating
Food Culture
Shells
Souvenirs
Tourist Trade
Hawaii
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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