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Hair Comb

1934.876 (RS7552)

Description

Curved tortoiseshell back comb with a plain square top and twenty-seven teeth (three missing).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
4 7/8 in x 6 1/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.876
GUSN
102976
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