Object ID
1993.29.7.A
Object Name
Mirror, Hand
Date Created
circa 1930
Material
Glass
Object Description
Medium-sized hand mirror with long handle. Oval mirror area encased in shield shape (like the powder box of similar materials). The underside of the mirror is a pearly peach (it looks a lot like marble) and the mirror side is an matte orange color.
Origin
With the advent of inexpensive plastics in the 1930s, vanity items like these became more readily available. Likely would have been kept on a woman's dresser with other assorted vanity items, i.e. hairbrush, powder box.
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Citation
Mirror, Hand, circa 1930, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6445. Accessed 09/27/20.