Comb (Hair - grooming tool)


From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF880
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bateke
Provenience Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Section African
Materials Wood
Technique Carved

Long wooden comb; eleven triangular shaped teeth are carved out of the side at one end; above the teeth on both the front and back there is incised a geometric design; body of comb is smooth and the base is pointed.

Similiar to AF878, AF879. AF1374, AF1375

Length 19 cm
Width 2.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 439 - Other Number

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