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Comb and Hairbrush Set

Description

Black leather case with silver "JLL" on top center; hinge lid; purple silk and velvet inscribed (in black) "JLL"; boar hair bristles; two horn combs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880s
Inscriptions
"JLL" (Engraved)
Material
hair
horn (animal material)
ivory (tooth component)
leather
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
combs (grooming tools)
hair
hairbrushes (grooming tools)
horn (animal material)
ivory (tooth component)
leather
Set, Comb & Hairbrush
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
3 x 17 3/4 x 11 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2003.23.1-.9
Credit Line
Gift of Barbara Robbins Armstrong
GUSN
225720

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