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Rather narrow comb of dark tortoise shell with carved top, background of top light with many small pierced stars, design of grape vines in dark relief.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

American, 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

13.9 x 11.9 x 5.1 cm (5 1/2 x 4 11/16 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

54.1367

Medium or Technique

Tortoise shell

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments