Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1825-1860

GUSN

GUSN-103051

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with round carved and pierced top featuring a scrolling vine with grape bunches and flowers, eight teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2558

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1936.475