Plastic Case for Manicure Tools

Plastic Case for Manicure Tools

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Red plastic case for manicure tools designed by Julius Sharat (1899-1981), a Jewish industrial designer who fled Germany in 1937, settled in New York City, shortened his name from Sharatzick, signed naturalization papers in 1944, and died in Miami, Florida. A paper note states that this case was Sharat's most successful item, having been produced in very large quantities.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Plastic Case for Manicure Tools
Measurements
closed: 222 mm x 102 mm x 12 mm; 8 3/4 in x 4 in x 1/2 in
open: 41.6 cm x 24.7 cm; 16 3/8 in x 9 3/4 in
overall; closed: 1 1/8 in x 8 5/8 in x 3 15/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 21.9075 cm x 10.00125 cm
ID Number
1981.0264.34
catalog number
1981.0264.34
accession number
1981.0264
Credit Line
Gift of Julius Sharat
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National Museum of American History
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