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Hair Comb

1937.1245 (RS201041)

Description

Curved tortoiseshell back comb with a plain square top and thirty-one teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Location of origin
Probably American
Material
tortoise shell
Object type
Adornment; Hair Adornments
Descriptive terms
Comb, Ornamental
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Ornament, Hair
tortoise shell
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 6 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.1245
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Elizabeth F. Swift
GUSN
102978

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