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Hair Comb

1933.398 (RS7442)

Description

Dyed horn back comb with a plain curved top with rounded corners and sixteen teeth (missing two).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
5 3/8 in x 4 7/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.398
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Spaulding
GUSN
102998
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