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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

Object Number:29-94-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bayaka
Provenience: Kasai District
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Height: 20.5 cm
Width: 3.8 cm
Depth: 3.8 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:78 - Dealer's Number

Description

Wood. Surmounted by human head with prominent ears and retrousse nose.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Article] Hall, Henry U. 1923. "Notes on Some Congo and West African Woodcarvings". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 14. no. 2. pg. 101-134 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.116, fig. 24View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 54, fig. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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