Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-102973

Description

Carved tortoiseshell back comb with a plain square top with rounded corners and eighteen teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2457

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Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession Number 1936.475
Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession Number 1936.476

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

5 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1936.473