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Hair comb, wood, maker unknown, Japan, c 1900.

Made in Japan, c1900.

Hair comb, wood, maker unknown, Japan, c 1900. Wooden comb with broad curved back and corresponding curve along the edge of the teeth; teeth taper down from curved back to create a triangle profile; teeth are very fine and are close together; one wider end tooth has been broken off and is missing. Note: The comb is marked G510, this is a Gouldburn number and relates to the large Henry Collection of Japanese combs.

Summary

Object No.

96/351/3

Object Statement

Hair comb, wood, maker unknown, Japan, c 1900.

Physical Description

Hair comb, wood, maker unknown, Japan, c 1900.
Wooden comb with broad curved back and corresponding curve along the edge of the teeth; teeth taper down from curved back to create a triangle profile; teeth are very fine and are close together; one wider end tooth has been broken off and is missing.

Note: The comb is marked G510, this is a Gouldburn number and relates to the large Henry Collection of Japanese combs.

Marks

Old Gouldburn number relating to the large Henry collection of Japanese combs, handwritten in white ink: "G510".

Dimensions

Width

55 mm

Depth

15 mm

Production

Made

Japan c1900

History

Owned

Japan

Source

Credit Line

Source unknown

Acquisition Date

11 October 1996

Cite this Object

Harvard

Hair comb, wood, maker unknown, Japan, c 1900. 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 January 2020, <https://ma.as/152977>

Wikipedia

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