Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-103003

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring roundels and flowers at top, palms at the center and a chain of leaves and flowers at the bottom, twenty-four teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2487

Related Items

Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession Number 1946.19
Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession Number 1946.20

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

6 1/4 in x 5 7/8 in (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1946.20