Comb

English
19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

11.2 x 9.1 x 1.3 cm (4 7/16 x 3 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.1288

Medium or Technique

Tortoise shell, steel and cut steel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Hair ornaments

A small dark tortoise-shell comb with six teeth, top of cut steel riveted to shell and having seven free standing cut steel ornaments in shape of small flowers, rosettes, pears, and spoked rosette.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb