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Hair comb: shell shaped w/ rhinestones

Object Number: 
INV.11706
Date: 
1860-1910
Medium: 
Bakelite, rhinestone
Dimensions: 
overall (broken): 5 3/4 x 3 x 5/8 in. ( 14.6 x 7.6 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Bakelite hair comb resembling tortoise shell, with four prongs (all broken), the deep top with a series of arched rows of bakelite with openwork between, every other row is studded with rhinestones.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group