Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-102967

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring an urn and scrolling foliage, sixteen teeth (one broken)

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2435

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

5 5/8 x 6 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.208