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Curving slightly to fit head, rectangular top, carved in floral design with central rectangular panel in beaded frame.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dudley Clapp

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

15.8 x 16.9 x 4.7 cm (6 1/4 x 6 5/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.418

Medium or Technique

Tortoiseshell carving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments