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Hair Comb

1942.1138 (RS7881)

Description

Yellow celluloid back comb with a pierced brass mounting and three faceted round purple glass stones, twenty-four teeth (three missing).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1910
Location of origin
Probably American
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
glass (material)
hair accessories
Dimensions
3 3/4 in x 4 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1138
GUSN
103125

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