Comb in Case

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1940-1980

GUSN

GUSN-310850

Description

Narrow comb with black-painted wood back and black and white bristles in leather case. Case has snap closure and is stamped with the owner's initials "CMW". The case is also stamped "W.E. Blanchard" a retailer in Gloucester, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

combs (grooming tools)
wood (plant material)
leather
Container, Comb
Case, Comb
Case, Comb

Inscription

"CMW" (stamped)
"Genuine Codfish/ W.E. Blanchard-Gloucester MA" (stamped)
"R" (Carved into comb)

Additional Identification Number

1299.144

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 7 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.144.1-.2