Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-103022

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a flared carved and pierced top featuring a floral and scrolled foliage design, seventeen teeth (four missing).

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2506

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1933.690