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Hair Comb in Original Box

1945.162ab (RS7980)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a pierced and carved top featuring grape bunches and leaves, ten teeth (one missing). In green shaped paper box.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
hair accessories
Dimensions
4 1/4 in (A); 1 5/8 in (B) x 4 1/4 in (A); 5 1/2 in (B) x 5 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1945.162ab
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Lilias Page
GUSN
103132
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Title Watch case Accession number 1945.137
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Title Necklace Accession number 1945.155
Title Shell comb Accession number 1945.160
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Title Shell comb Accession number 1945.162

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