Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Hetchel

Object Number: 
1920.24
Date: 
ca. 1820-1850
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 11 3/4 in. ( 27.9 x 29.8 cm )
Description: 
Wool comb composed of a wooden paddle with two rows of sixteen long iron spikes attached with a brass band, perpendicular to handle; handle pierced at half way point and at end; piercings reinforced by brass eyelets.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Provenance: 
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group