Ivory celluloid handbag mount, c. 1920s.
Handbag mount of ivory cellulose nitrate, button fastening attached to metal bar for catch, mount roughly semi-circular, with two links remaining, holes drilled along edges for attachment to bag, about 1920
Ornate hand bag pressed from ivory cellulose nitrate sheet, decorated with a pastoral scene on both surfaces and hand coloured, leather plaited thong strap and tassels, contains mirror, powder puff, 1920s
- Plastics and Modern Materials
- Object Number:
- Purchase (Roger Newport)
- Permanent collection
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
Download manifest IIIF
Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.