Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-102980

Description

Curved tortoiseshell back comb with a plain square top and twenty-eight teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

2464

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment; Hair Adornments

Dimensions

4 3/8 x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Alice A. Stevens

Accession Number

1929.558