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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

Object Number:55-13-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Lakalai
Provenience: New Britain
West Nakanai
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bamboo
Lime
Height: 20 cm
Width: 5.3 cm
Credit Line:New Britain Expedition; Ward Goodenough and C. A. Valentine, 1955

Description

Bamboo, one piece. Ten teeth. Top curved to blunt point. Horizontal bands of incised designs filled with white lime: zigzags and (across tops of teeth) triangles.

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