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Hair comb

Object Number: 
INV.981
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Tortoise shell
Dimensions: 
overall (broken): 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 4.1 x 6.4 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Tortoise shell hair comb with several narrow teeth (some broken) and shallow decorative top with openwork floral and leaf design.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group