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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1946.20

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