Comb

Object Number: 
1942.179
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Tortoise shell
Dimensions: 
overall: 5 3/4 x 5 5/8 x 1 1/2 in.
Description: 
Tortoise shell hair comb with nineteen spiked, widely spaced teeth, the top is deep with a rinceau design across the top, some in relief and with some openwork, beneath is a horizontal band of leaves.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James King Hand
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group