Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1875

GUSN

GUSN-103135

Description

Tortoiseshell back comb set with nine graduated ivory balls, eight teeth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (hair ornaments)
hair accessories
COMB

Additional Identification Number

2642

Related Items

Title Hair comb box Accession Number 1955.108
Title Tortoiseshell hair comb Accession Number 1955.109
Title Horn hair comb Accession Number 1955.115

Maker

Wm. E. Abbott & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in x 7/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Sr.

Accession Number

1955.109