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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

Object Number:AF869
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bateke
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:422 - Other Number

Description

Three pronged (fourth broken) wooden comb. Tips of prong are pointed. Top of handle is rounded with incised carvings of lines amd zig zag design, on both the front and the back.

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