Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1780-1830

GUSN

GUSN-103015

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring a repeating lyre design over a frieze of fruit, twenty-six teeth (one missing).

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2499

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2008.4.5