Bakelite Napkin Ring

Bakelite Napkin Ring

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Leo A. Greene (1908-1954) acquired this orange Bakelite napkin ring while working for B. Blumenthal & Co., a New York firm that manufactured and imported buttons, jewelry, and other small items. His daughter, the author and poet Lois Greene Stone, gave it to the Museum.
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Object Name
Napkin Ring
date made
ca 1940
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
catalin (overall material)
overall: 7.7 cm x 1.3 cm x 6.4 cm; 3 1/16 in x 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in
overall: 2 1/2 in x 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in; 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Lois Greene Stone
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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