Comb

American
19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

15.3 x 13.7 x 4.8 cm (6 x 5 3/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1495

Medium or Technique

Tortoise shell carved

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Hair ornaments

A large tortoise shell comb with long teeth and high top formed by double interlacing bands.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes