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Hair Comb

1938.942 (RS7728)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top with a three dimensional twisted scroll design, nine teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
4 1/2 in x 5 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.942
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Waldo O. Ross
GUSN
103055
Related Items
Title Pair of shoe buckles Accession number 1938.853 ab Notes Jewelry and Related items in Bequest of Mrs. Waldo O. Ross:
Title Belt buckle Accession number 1938.854
Title Belt buckle Accession number 1938.855
Title Shoe or belt buckle Accession number 1938.856
Title Vulcanite back comb Accession number 1938.940
Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession number 1938.941
Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession number 1938.942

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