Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-103016

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with carved and pierced top featuring a center flower with radiating abstract foliate scrolls, fourteen teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2500

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Dimensions

7 in x 7 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Caroline M. Smith

Accession Number

1934.1277

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