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Comb

Object Number: 
Z.1735
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Tortoise shell
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 5/8 x 6 3/4 x 2 in. ( 16.8 x 17.1 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Tortoise shell hair comb with nineteen teeth with a plain horizontal band above, which extends to a decorative openwork top, the design is a row of three flowers across the center surrounded by various flowers set in scalloped shaped panels, the outer edge is sawtoothed.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group