Comb

American
19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

13 x 11.5 x 4.7 cm (5 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1363

Medium or Technique

Tortoiseshell carving

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Hair ornaments

Narrow dark tortoise shell comb with high carved open work back in design of spray of flowers with central rose tied with ribbon bow, border of alternating trefoil and wheel design.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes