Hair comb: crown design w/floral motif

Object Number: 
INV.7850
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Tortoise shell
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 5 5/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 14.6 x 14.3 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Tortoise shell hair comb with nineteen spiked, widely spaced teeth (some broken at the bottom), 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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group