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Hair ornament

Description

Crown w/ carved circle and star motif. Bordered by stylized leaf pattern. Comb below carving has only three teeth remaining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
tortoise shell
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
hair accessories
hair ornaments
ORNAMENT, HAIR
Shell
tortoise shell
Dimensions
2.75 x 2.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.441
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25503

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