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Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (handle material)
boar bristles (brush material)
Measurements:
overall: 16.9 cm x 7 cm x 3 cm; 6 5/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 1 5/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 8.89 cm x 17.145 cm
Object Name:
bonnet brush
Date made:
ca 1910
Description (Brief):
This unusual brush, called a bonnet brush, has natural bristles set into a cream celluloid base with a long handle. It's marked "Solid French Ivory."
French Ivory was a trade name of the J. B. Ash Co. of Rockford, Ill.
Location:
Currently not on view
ID Number:
2006.0098.1444
Catalog number:
2006.0098.1444
Accession number:
2006.0098
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Clothing & Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1345786