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Hair Comb

1929.558 (RS201042)

Description

Curved tortoiseshell back comb with a plain square top and twenty-eight 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
4 3/8 x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.558
Credit Line
Gift of Alice A. Stevens
GUSN
102980
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Title Cuff links Accession number 1931.984 ab
Title Gold brooch Accession number 1931.989
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