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Hair Comb

1933.690 (RS7454)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a flared carved and pierced top featuring a floral and scrolled foliage design, seventeen teeth (four missing).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
7 in x 8 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.690
GUSN
103022
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