Comb (Hair - grooming tool)


From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF868
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bateke
Provenience Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Section African
Materials Wood | Metal | Fiber
Technique Incised

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.

Length 17.2 cm
Width 2.3 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 421 - Other Number

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