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

Related Items

Title Beaded watch chain Accession Number 1933.1035
Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession Number 1933.1038

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1933.1038