Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1870

GUSN

GUSN-103076

Description

Horn comb in the form of a moth with a six tooth hinged comb on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
Ornament, Hair
Comb, Ornamental
Comb, Ornamental

Inscription

"E.BROWN / PATENTED.DEC.20.1870" (Etched)

Additional Identification Number

2583

Maker

Brow, Elias (Inventor)

Location of Origin

New York

Dimensions

4 x 4 1/4 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W.C. Ware

Accession Number

1917.192