Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-103054

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a curved carved and pierced top featuring an abstract three dimensional scroll design, ten teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2561

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Waldo O. Ross

Accession Number

1938.941