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A large tortoise shell comb with long teeth and high top formed by double interlacing bands.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

American, 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

15.3 x 13.7 x 4.8 cm (6 x 5 3/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1495

Medium or Technique

Tortoise shell carved

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments