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Hair Comb

1924.178 (RS6902)

Description

Tortoiseshell hair comb with a pierced and carved top featuring a frieze of flowers and a abstract foliage border, forty-one teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Location of origin
American or Chinese
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 5 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.178
GUSN
103033
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Title Tortoiseshell hair comb Accession number 1924.177 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by John H. Edwards
Title Tortoiseshell hair comb Accession number 1924.178

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