Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-103025

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring a scrolling foliage design, eleven teeth (one broken off).

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2509

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Dimensions

8 in x 7 5/16 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. David Lyman

Accession Number

1936.563

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