Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-103018

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with carved and pierced floral top and fifteen teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2502

Related Items

Title Horn back comb Accession Number 1933.398
Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession Number 1933.399

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China or America

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

5 1/4 in x 5 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Spaulding

Accession Number

1933.399