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Hair Comb

1927.1082 (RS6994)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a pierced and carved top featuring scrolling design of multiple flowers, twelve teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Location of origin
Probably China
Material
tortoise shell
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Comb
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
tortoise shell
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 7 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.1082
Credit Line
Gift of Miss C. B. Dobson
GUSN
102970
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Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession number 1927.1082
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Title Slide buckle Accession number 1927.1116

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