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1920

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Comb

This is a comb. It is dated ca. 1870 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is tortoiseshell. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Louis Webb. It is credited Gift of Louis Webb.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 17.5 x 18 cm (6 7/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Comb; tortoiseshell; H x W: 17.5 x 18 cm (6 7/8 x 7 1/16 in.); Gift of Louis Webb; 1920-25-3

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