Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1825-1860

GUSN

GUSN-103119

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb with a folded over round top and pierced and carved border of scrolled foliage, five teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2626

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Possibly American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

4 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Eustis

Accession Number

1940.206