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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

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Object Number:
37-22-169
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Sherbro
Provenience:
Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Description:
The handle is a spiral column surmounted by a ball. The lower border of the half-oval has a transverse band of small ellipses in intaglic disposed obliquely and parallel with regard to each other. Six prongs. See 37-22-164.
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition to Sierra Leone, 1936-1937; Henry Usher Hall
Other Number:
89   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Penn in the World: Twelve Decades at the University of Pennsylvania Museum (08 May 2008 - 28 Sep 2008)
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