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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

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Native Name:
Tadi Wati
Object Number:
65-10-58
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cashinahua
Provenience:
Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area:
Amazonia
Section:
American
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Reddish wood; oval handle in section flattening and gradually widening to form blade which is slightly lenticular in section; blade narrow to rounded point; three horizontal bands cut near handle end. Used to tighten weft.
Length:
23.6cm
Width:
1.8cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger

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