Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-100780

Description

Carved dyed ivory hair comb, bright pink flowers and berries on crescent shaped gold mount, three pronged gold-filled comb.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Ornament, Hair
Comb, Ornamental
Comb, Ornamental

Additional Identification Number

88.1923
223

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 x 4 1/4 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1933.1192

Exhibition Notes

"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995; and "Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.

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