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

Object Type

Adornment; Hair Adornments

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth F. Swift

Accession Number

1937.1245