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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

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Object Number:70-9-110
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Length: 7 cm
Width: 5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

wooden-has 15 teeth which are not all of uniform size 5 holes are carved on the handle-on either side of these, holes a ridge protrudes making a convenient handle with which to grip the comb-chips are mssing from both these ridges.

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