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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

Object Number:38-24-52
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Bougainville (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bamboo
Pigment
Length: 24 cm
Width: 7.5 cm
Depth: 1.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Fred Harbert, 1938

Description

Bamboo, one piece. Twelve teeth. One side of top (outside of bamboo tube) covered with incised decoration filled with black pigment: a line of four-pointed stars and, below, a line of four-pointed stars in circles.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

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