Comb

American
19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

13.9 x 11.9 x 5.1 cm (5 1/2 x 4 11/16 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

54.1367

Medium or Technique

Tortoise shell

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Hair ornaments

Rather narrow comb of dark tortoise shell with carved top, background of top light with many small pierced stars, design of grape vines in dark relief.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes