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Comb

Comb

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved and openwork blond tortoiseshell

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Fumie Kosuge

  • Museum number:

    FE.56-2002

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rectangular, wedged-shaped blond tortoiseshell comb which is slightly deeper at the top, decorated end, with the comb's teeth in the centre, surrounded at the sides and top of both sides with openwork and carved stylised wave decoration.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Carved and openwork blond tortoiseshell

Dimensions

Height: 3.95 cm, Width: 7.85 cm, Depth: 3 mm at deepest

Descriptive line

Hair comb, blond tortoiseshell, openwork and carved with waves, Japan, ca.1900.

Materials

Tortoiseshell

Techniques

Carving; Openwork

Subjects depicted

Waves (water)

Categories

Accessories; Hats & headwear

Collection

East Asia Collection

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