Comb (Hair - grooming tool)


From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF1372
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bushongo | Bakete
Provenience Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Section African
Materials Wood
Technique Carved

Four pronged wooden comb. Teeth are 6 cm in length. Pointed tips. Handle is rounded at top with straight sides. Incised geometric design on both front and back of handle.

Length 9.8 cm
Width 2.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 425 - Other Number | 6607-25 - Other Number

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