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Hair Comb

1928.240 (RS7073)

Description

Ivory back comb with a row of nine graduated balls at top, eight teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Location of origin
Chinese or American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
3 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.240
GUSN
103087
Reference Notes
Pictured in Clark, Hazel Barker, "Our Colonial Comb Industry," Old-Time New England vol. XLI, no. 2 (1950): 41-45.
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