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Hair Comb

1927.1083 (RS6995)

Description

Horn back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring an urn and flower at the center and scrolled foliage, ten teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Location of origin
Probably American
Material
horn (animal material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Comb
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
horn (animal material)
Neoclassical
Dimensions
7 5/8 x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.1083
Credit Line
Gift of Miss C. B. Dobson
GUSN
102971
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Title Bouquet holder Accession number 1927.1079
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Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession number 1927.1082
Title Horn back comb Accession number 1927.1083
Title Hair bracelet Accession number 1927.1108
Title Hair bracelet Accession number 1927.1109
Title Hair bracelet Accession number 1927.1110
Title Necklace Accession number 1927.1111
Title Necklace Accession number 1927.1112
Title Slide buckle Accession number 1927.1116

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