Ivory effect back comb

Top view of an imitation ivory comb showing the four teeth and the intricate design. Rear view of an imitation ivory comb showing the smoothness of the back of the comb. Rear view of an imitation ivory comb showing the smoothness of the back of the comb. Top view of an imitation ivory comb showing the four teeth and the intricate design. Side view of an imitation ivory comb showing the curve of the head of the comb. Side view of an imitation ivory comb showing the arc of the teeth.
Top view of an imitation ivory comb showing the four teeth and the intricate design. Rear view of an imitation ivory comb showing the smoothness of the back of the comb. Rear view of an imitation ivory comb showing the smoothness of the back of the comb. Top view of an imitation ivory comb showing the four teeth and the intricate design. Side view of an imitation ivory comb showing the curve of the head of the comb. Side view of an imitation ivory comb showing the arc of the teeth.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 005683
Country
Date
1910

Description

A cream coloured, imitation ivory, cellulose nitrate (celluloid) high back comb. The comb has four claw teeth and a highly decorative pierced-style heading, it was most probably made in France in the 1910s.
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Dimensions
Width
85mm
Height
165mm
Method
Colour