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Hair Comb

1924.672 (RS6924)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring a row of leaves framed by a circle border, six teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
4 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.672
GUSN
103034
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