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Comb, mid-19th century

This is a Comb. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is shaped, carved and pierced tortoiseshell. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 14.5 x 18 cm (5 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

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Comb, mid-19th century; shaped, carved and pierced tortoiseshell; H x W: 14.5 x 18 cm (5 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-545

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