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Liturgical comb

Copy/fake of medieval (secular) comb; square, with teeth at top and bottom, scene with couple and text banners in center. Carved wood(?) with layer of paint or resin to imitate patina.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

19th century

Accession Number

43.426

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes