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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

Object Number:50-21-124
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Samoa Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 34 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Charles J. Moore, 1950
Other Number:L-9-124 - Other Number

Description

Wooden. Cf. 50-21-121. The principal design is based on the fantastic barbing of the ceremonial spears which resembles large Fijian spears. The upper part of the middle finial apparently represents a spear with a simpler form of the same type of barbing.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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