Hair Comb

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-103152

Description

Gilt metal tiara comb with pierced top featuring foliage, scroll and run designs, thirty-two teeth, and three hinged bands.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

2659

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

European

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hair Care Artifacts

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1931.88.1

Reference Notes

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