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Hair Comb

1955.115 (RS8096)

Description

Horn back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring an urn and flower at center and radiating abstract foliage, ten teeth (center eight are a replacement).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1830
Location of origin
American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
6 3/4 in x 7 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.115
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Sr.
GUSN
103010
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