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Hair Comb

1936.816 (RS7637)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring a twisted foliate scroll design, ten teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1890
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
4 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.816
GUSN
103044
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