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Pair of combs
  • Pair of combs
    Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973
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Pair of combs

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1935 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tortoiseshell and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Freida Valentine

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Fashion, Room 40, case CA10 []

Physical description

Tortoiseshell combs trimmed with gilt-metal antlers.

Place of Origin

France (made)


1935 (made)


Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Tortoiseshell and gilt

Descriptive line

Pair of gilt combs, designed by Schiaparelli, France, 1935.


Gilt; Horn


Fashion; Accessories; Hats & headwear; Jewellery


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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