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Hetchel

Hetchel
Title
Hetchel
Date 
ca. 1820-1850
Medium 
Wood, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 x 11 3/4 in. ( 27.9 x 29.8 cm )
Description 
Wool comb composed of a wooden paddle with two rows of sixteen long iron spikes attached with a brass band, perpendicular to handle; handle pierced at half way point and at end; piercings reinforced by brass eyelets.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1920.24
Provenance 
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group