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Hair Comb

1951.70 (RS8079)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved top featuring a central urn with scrolling flowers and foliage, seventeen teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
7 1/2 in x 7 1/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1951.70
GUSN
103023

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