Woman's vanity case
Object Place: Germany
Overall: 10.8 x 5.7 cm (4 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Celluloid, rhinestones, silk net, plaited cotton
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Small cylindrical Art Deco vanity case of tortoiseshell celluloid inset with rhinestones in an abstract pattern; trimmed with silk net tassle and plaited cotton strap; inside purse contains dual compartments covered on one side with a mirror and the other with a celluloid cover.
Inherited from donor's mother, 1980; 2003, gift to the MFA (Accession date: January 21, 2004)