Hair comb: floral design

Hair comb: floral design
Title
Hair comb: floral design
Date 
1780-1810
Medium 
Tortoise shell
Dimensions 
overall (broken): 8 x 7 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 20.3 x 18.7 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Tortoise shell comb (broken) with eleven teeth extant, the top is deep and flares slightly towards the top, the overall design is openwork floral and leaf with an urn-shaped image at the center, the edges are scalloped.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Forsyth Wickes
Object Number 
1956.30a
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group