Comb (Hair - grooming tool)


From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF944
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bakete
Provenience Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Section African
Materials Wood
Technique Incised

Five pronged wooden comb: Ends of teeth taper to a point; Handle is rounded at top with straight sides. Incised geometric pattern on both front and back.

Similiar to AF869.

Length 20 cm
Width 3.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 420 - Other Number

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