Comb (Hair - grooming tool)


From: United States of America | North Carolina

Curatorial Section: American

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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

Wooden comb with 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.

Length 7 cm
Width 5 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

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