Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1780-1830

GUSN

GUSN-103001

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with carved pierced decoration featuring an urn at the center and surrounded by scrolling leaves, twenty teeth (one missing).

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2485

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

5 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1955.22