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Hair Comb

1937.895 (RS7680)

Description

Tortoiseshell hair comb in a lyre shaped with carved and pierced floral and foliate decoration, six teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Location of origin
American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.895
GUSN
103026
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