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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

Object Number:AF868
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bateke
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Metal
Fiber
Technique:Incised
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:421 - Other Number

Description

Four pronged wooden comb. Rounded handle and is incised with a geometric design on both the front and back. There is a piece of fiber, and wire? wrapped around handle.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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