Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-103045

Description

Horn back comb with a carved and pierced top featuring a berry and leaf design, dyed with red stripes to imitate tortoiseshell, two teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2552

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

5 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1935.1037