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Hairbrush

Object Number:38-23-116B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Huichol
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Nayarit
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Length: 13 cm
Width: 6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert M. Zingg, 1938

Description

Broom-shaped. Of bundles of stiff fiber. Bent and bound with reddish fiber cord. Base of one colored red. Used by wives to comb their husband's hair in ceremonies.

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