Bakelite Napkin Ring

Bakelite Napkin Ring

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Napkin Ring
date made
ca 1940
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
catalin (overall material)
Measurements
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
1995.0241.01.2
accession number
1995.0241
catalog number
1995.0241.01.2
Credit Line
Lois Greene Stone
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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