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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

Object Number:67-30-21
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Alur
Provenience: Republic of the Congo
Section:African
Materials:Bamboo
Fiber
Length: 10.6 cm
Width: 7.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Gordon Robertson, 1967

Description

"used by women and girls form combing and decoration". Of bamboo. 12 splits held out into fan shape by decorative wrapped work; tapers down into straight handle.

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