Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1890

GUSN

GUSN-103042

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced round top featuring a vine of grape bunches and leaves, eleven teeth (three missing)

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2549

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Title Glass pendant Accession Number 1934.1212
Title Tortoiseshell hair comb Accession Number 1934.1225
Title Tortoiseshell hair comb Accession Number 1934.1226
Title Tortoiseshell hair comb Accession Number 1934.1227
Title Celluloid hair pin Accession Number 1934.1228
Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession Number 1934.1276
Title Tortoiseshell back comb Accession Number 1934.1277
Title g - Set of mosaic buttons Accession Number 1934.1286 a
Title Bone pins Accession Number 1934.1289 ab
Title c - Gold shawl pins Accession Number 1934.1290 a
Title d - Tortoiseshell combs in case Accession Number 1934.1297 a
Title Chain Accession Number 1934.1301
Title Bronze medal Accession Number 1934.1346 cd
Title Bead collar Accession Number 1934.1395
Title Bead collar Accession Number 1934.1396

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

4 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Caroline M. Smith

Accession Number

1934.1226