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Comb

Comb

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tortoiseshell inlaid with pearls

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Fumie Kosuge

  • Museum number:

    FE.39-2002

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Semi-circular tortoiseshell hair comb inlaid with pearls along its back, with the pearls graduated in size.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tortoiseshell inlaid with pearls

Dimensions

Height: 3.6 cm, Width: 8.82 cm, Depth: 4 mm

Descriptive line

Hair comb, tortoiseshell inlaid with pearls, Japan, ca.1900.

Materials

Tortoise shell; Pearls

Techniques

Inlay (process)

Categories

Accessories; Hats & headwear

Collection

East Asia Collection

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