Comb (Hair - grooming tool)


From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF943
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bakete
Provenience Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Section African
Materials Wood
Technique Carved

Long wooden comb; twelve pointed teeth are carved out; above the teeth is incised a geometric design on both the front and back; body is smooth; pointed base.

Length 17.7 cm
Width 1.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 435 - Other Number

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