Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-102978

Description

Curved tortoiseshell back comb with a plain square top and thirty-one teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

2462

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 6 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth F. Swift

Accession Number

1937.1245