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Hair Comb

1912.79 (RS6708)

Description

Horn back comb with a large flared top featuring molded arched rays and fourteen teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Inscriptions
"558" (Pencil)
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
6 3/4 x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1912.79
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103005
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