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Object Name Ornament, Hair
Title Tortoise shell comb
Catalog Number 1978.8.14
Material(s) Tortoise shell/Cardboard
Dimensions H-6.75 W-4.75 inches
Description This is a hair ornament (Part A) that has a large curved crown with a decorative edge and three curvatures on top. Half of the crown is a dark brown while the other half is a lighter brown. It has sixteen teeth with eight of them broken off. It is stored in a red and white cardboard box (Part B).
Collection Russell M. Hughes Collection
Subjects Hair
Hair ornaments
Hairdressing
Hairstyling
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS