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Hair Comb

1933.1038 (RS7380)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved top featuring a zigzag and bead border and a frieze with a foliate swag, seventeen teeth (two missing).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
5 5/8 in x 5 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.1038
GUSN
103020
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