Hair comb

Object Number: 
1950.281
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 4 7/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 11.7 x 12.4 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Cast silver hair comb with nine teeth applied to the scalloped triangular decorative panel; panel engraved with a garland and two flowers; no maker's marks.
Gallery Label: 
This comb belonged to the donor's great-grandmother, Gertrude Herkiemer Eacker, daughter of Captain George Herkimer and Alida Schuyler Herkimer and cousin of General Philip Schuyler.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George Edmund MacIlwain
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group