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Moustache comb

Object Number: 
Z.1775
Date: 
1878-1898
Medium: 
Silver, tortoise shell
Dimensions: 
closed: 2 3/8 x 5/8 x 1/8 in. ( 6 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on handle: "F&B 83 / STERLING"
Description: 
Folding tortoise shell moustache comb with sterling silver handle with scrolling relief border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Beecher Ogden, 1944
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group