Brush and comb case: "Aeroplanes guarding Paris"
- Rectangular brush and comb case with scene of "Aeroplanes Guarding Paris" embroidered on front. Four gold airplanes fly over a gray and black Paris skyline. Red and blue border. Price tag is pinned to the inside flap and reads: "$1.50 / Brush & / comb case / "Aeroplanes / guarding / Paris"." Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during World War I. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
- Currently not on view
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
- date made
- ca 1914-1918
- Credit Line
- Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
- Physical Description
- linen (overall material)
- thread (overall material)
- overall, folded: 4 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 24.13 cm
- overall, open: 9 1/4 in x 9 3/4 in; 23.495 cm x 24.765 cm
- Object Name
- case, linen