Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1890

GUSN

GUSN-103044

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring a twisted foliate scroll design, ten teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2551

Related Items

Title Tortoiseshell hair comb Accession Number 1936.816
Title Tortoiseshell hair comb Accession Number 1936.817
Title Tortoiseshell hairpin Accession Number 1936.819

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1936.816