Comb

Object Number: 
INV.699
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Tortoise shell
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 0.6 x 4.8 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Curved tortoise shell comb with rounded top and seven teeth (one broken).
Gallery Label: 
This comb was probably owned by Mrs. John (Harriet Moore Francis) Rogers, Jr. (1841-1927), wife of the sculptor John Rogers. They lived in New York until 1877, when they established their residence in New Canaan, CT.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Rogers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group