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1993

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Comb (possibly France)

This is a comb. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is tortoiseshell. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John B. Hendry and Mrs. Owen E. Robinson. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Owen E. Robinson and Mrs. John B. Hendry in memory of Mrs. John A. Logan.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 10.2 x 15 cm (4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Comb (possibly France); tortoiseshell; Overall: 10.2 x 15 cm (4 x 5 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Owen E. Robinson and Mrs. John B. Hendry in memory of Mrs. John A. Logan; 1993-68-48

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