Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-103050

Description

Tortoiseshell side comb with a carved and pierced featuring a design of five abstract foliate bunches, multiple small teeth (many missing).

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2557

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Dimensions

3 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1936.474

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