Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-102971

Description

Horn back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring an urn and flower at the center and scrolled foliage, ten teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
horn (animal material)
Neoclassical
Comb

Additional Identification Number

2446

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

7 5/8 x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss C. B. Dobson

Accession Number

1927.1083