Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-103004

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring a scrolling foliate design, sixteen teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2488

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Dimensions

5 1/8 in x 5 3/8 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. David Lyman

Accession Number

1936.564

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