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Hair Comb

1946.19 (RS7986)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with carved and pierced top featuring floral and foliate decoration, twenty teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
5 5/8 in x 6 1/4 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1946.19
GUSN
103002
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