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Hair Comb

1924.177 (RS6901)

Description

Tortoiseshell side comb with a carved and pierced top featuring scrolling flowers and foliage, forty-two teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
2 5/8 in x 4 1/4 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.177
GUSN
103068
Related Items
Title Tortoiseshell hair comb Accession number 1924.177 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by John H. Edwards
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