Comb and Hairbrush Set

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1880s

GUSN

GUSN-225720

Description

Black leather case with silver "JLL" on top center; hinge lid; purple silk and velvet inscribed (in black) "JLL"; boar hair bristles; two horn combs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (grooming tools)
hairbrushes (grooming tools)
leather
ivory (tooth component)
silver (metal)
hair
horn (animal material)
velvet (fabric weave)
silk (textile)
Set, Comb & Hairbrush

Inscription

"JLL" (Engraved)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

3 x 17 3/4 x 11 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Robbins Armstrong

Accession Number

2003.23.1-.9

Places

Massachusetts (United States)