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Hair Comb

1936.564 (RS7630)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring a scrolling foliate design, sixteen teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
5 1/8 in x 5 3/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.564
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. David Lyman
GUSN
103004
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