Black comb, paddle-shaped, with 11 prongs, made of

Made:
1871-1920

Black comb, paddle-shaped, with 11 prongs, made of cane and decorated with inlaid mother-of-pearl, from Solomon Islands, 1871-1920.

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A139258
Materials:
cane, fibre, mother-of-pearl, resin
type:
combs, ethnography (melanesian), hygiene (hair care) combs, ethnography (melanesian), hygiene (hair care)
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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