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Hair Comb

1932.112 (RS7294)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring a floral and roundel design, twenty-four teeth (one missing)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Location of origin
Possibly China
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
6 1/4 in x 6 5/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.112
GUSN
103021
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