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Hair Comb

1945.29 (RS7983)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring a three dimensional coil design, eleven 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 in x 4 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1945.29
GUSN
103061
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