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Hair Comb

1936.474 (RS7626)

Description

Tortoiseshell side comb with a carved and pierced featuring a design of five abstract foliate bunches, multiple small teeth (many missing).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
3 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.474
GUSN
103050
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