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Tortoiseshell comb

early 19th century


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

17 x 19 cm (6 11/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.165

Medium or Technique

Tortoiseshell

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Personal accessories

Dark tortoise-shell. Pierced diaper and finely carved leaves and flowers. One tooth riveted. Belonged to Mrs. Bussey, grandmother of Mrs. Winthrop.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas Lindall Withrop