Cellulose flower brooch

A floral design brooch in four colours, circa 1940s. This brooch comprises four flower head shapes cut from a sheet of thin cellulose nitrate and formed into petals with serrated edges, one of red, one green, one yellow and one orange. Each flower has six small circles of the same colour which form the centre of the flower head. The flowers are grouped together and mounted on a red base to which a brooch pin has been applied.
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Date
1940 - 1949 (circa)
Dimensions
height 8 mm, width 55 mm, depth 40 mm
Materials
plastic , celluloid - generic term, CN , cellulose nitrate , metal
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Object Number
AIBDC : 005926
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