Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-103087

Description

Ivory back comb with a row of nine graduated balls at top, eight teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2594

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Chinese or American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1928.240

Reference Notes

Pictured in Clark, Hazel Barker, "Our Colonial Comb Industry," Old-Time New England vol. XLI, no. 2 (1950): 41-45.