Comb (Hair - grooming tool)


From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF879
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bakete
Provenience Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Section African
Materials Wood

Long wooden comb; carved on one end are 12 triangular shaped teeth, beneath on both front and back is an incised geometric design. Body of comb is smooth and the base is pointed.

Similiar to AF878, AF880, AF1374, AF1375

Length 18.4 cm
Width 2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 437 - Other Number

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