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Hair Comb

1993.342.1 (RS8678)

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with pierced and carved round top featuring continuous chain and quatrefoil designs, ten teeth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Location of origin
Probably American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
COMB
combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Dimensions
5 in x 5 1/4 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.342.1
GUSN
103158
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