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Hair Comb

1934.1946 (RS7528)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top in a chrysanthemum pattern, twenty-one teeth (one detached).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
7 1/8 in x 7 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.1946
GUSN
103024

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