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A large tortoise-shell comb with narrow band at top carved in design of landscape with flowering trees, pagoda, three figures and boat on stream.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

Chinese, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

11 x 12.8 x 3.4 cm (4 5/16 x 5 1/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1287

Medium or Technique

Tortoiseshell carving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments