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Object Name Ornament, Hair
Title Tortoise shell comb
Catalog Number 1978.8.19
Material(s) Tortoise shell
Dimensions H-4 W-4.5 inches
Description This is a tortoise shell hair ornament with ten teeth, two of which are broken and missing, and a design with thin layers that alternate over each other on the crown.
Collection Russell M. Hughes Collection
Subjects Hair
Hair ornaments
Hairdressing
Hairstyling
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS