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Manufactured by:
Agalin, French  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM)
Dimensions:
6 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. (15.9 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm)
Type:
equipment for personal use: grooming, hygiene and health care
Date:
mid 20th Century
Description:
This is the case for the nail buffer. It is made of semi-translucent orange Bakelite plastic and is rectangular in shape with an oval bowl that is missing a large section. On the bottom side of the case there is a green sticker with black type that reads "Horne".
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.3b
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59e1da075-fbeb-45d8-b82b-5988085a39bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.27.2.3b