Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-103067

Description

Tortoiseshell side comb with a carved and pierced top featuring a row of flowers and scrolling foliage, twenty-nine teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2574

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon

Accession Number

1928.938