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Tortoiseshell comb

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

early 19th century

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

17.165

Medium or Technique

Tortoiseshell

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Personal accessories