Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1890

GUSN

GUSN-103040

Description

This tortoiseshell back comb is decorated with a carved and pierced top featuring a scrolled trellis design with foliage.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Comb

Additional Identification Number

2547

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Dimensions

4 3/4 in x 4 5/8 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lydia G. Chace

Accession Number

1931.1579

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