Mustache comb

Object Number: 
INV.11984
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Silver, tortoise shell
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 0.3 x 4.4 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on silver case: "STERLING" written: in pencil on envelope with object: "For Dr. Vail/From Mrs. Edgar Nathan, Jr."
Description: 
Mustache comb housed in rectangular stamped silver case with foliate borders; tortoise shell comb pivots outwards.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edgar Nathan, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group