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Hair Comb

1923.208 (RS6890)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring an urn and scrolling foliage, sixteen teeth (one broken)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
5 5/8 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.208
GUSN
102967

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