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Hair Comb

1922.309 (RS6858)

Description

Horn comb with a thin square top and eighteen teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
2 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.309
GUSN
102966
Reference Notes
Pictured in Clark, Hazel Barker, "Our Colonial Comb Industry," Old-Time New England vol. XLI, no. 2 (1950): 41-45.

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