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Hair Comb

1964.189 (RS8130)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with folded over top with alternating points and pierced roundels, eight teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1860
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
4 1/2 in x 4 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.189
Credit Line
Bequest of Katherine Sumner Gould
GUSN
103136

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