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Large curved dark tortoise shell comb with wide elaborately carved openwork top in symmetrical design of central flower filled basket flanked by peonies.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry K. Metcalf

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

16.4 x 17 x 5.6 cm (6 7/16 x 6 11/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.513

Medium or Technique

Tortoiseshell carving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes