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Hair ornament

Description

High crown w/ carved grape and leaf motif. Stars in the lower background above comb. All teeth intact.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
tortoise shell
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
hair accessories
hair ornaments
Leaf
ORNAMENT, HAIR
Shell
tortoise shell
vine scrolls
Dimensions
5 x 4.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.440
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25502

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