Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-103020

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved top featuring a zigzag and bead border and a frieze with a foliate swag, seventeen teeth (two missing).

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2504

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Dimensions

5 5/8 in x 5 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1933.1038

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