Hair comb: crown design

Object Number: 
1944.90
Date: 
1800-1880
Medium: 
Tortoise shell
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 13 x 11.7 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Tortoise shell hair comb with seven spiked teeth, the top resembles a tiarra, with alternating knobs and fleur-de-lis across the top, above a band of leaves.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John B. Morris, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group