Hair comb-crown design

Object Number: 
1956.30c
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Jet, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 5 x 5/8 in. ( 11.7 x 12.7 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Black jet hair comb with seventeen teeth, the top is applied to the comb with metal screws from the back side, the top is slightly arched with a row of pointed lozenges across, set above three rows of an alternating circle-square patterns.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Forsyth Wickes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group