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Hair Comb

1936.475 (RS7627)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with round carved and pierced top featuring a scrolling vine with grape bunches and flowers, eight teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1860
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
4 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.475
GUSN
103051
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