Mother-of-pearl effect back comb

Top view of an imitation mother of pearl comb showing the four teeth and head design. Rear view of an imitation mother of pearl comb showing the smooth underside. Rear view of an imitation mother of pearl comb showing the smooth underside. Top view of an imitation mother of pearl comb showing the four teeth and head design. Side view of an imitation mother of pearl comb showing the curve of the head. Side view of an imitation mother of pearl comb showing the arc of the teeth.
Top view of an imitation mother of pearl comb showing the four teeth and head design. Rear view of an imitation mother of pearl comb showing the smooth underside. Rear view of an imitation mother of pearl comb showing the smooth underside. Top view of an imitation mother of pearl comb showing the four teeth and head design. Side view of an imitation mother of pearl comb showing the curve of the head. Side view of an imitation mother of pearl comb showing the arc of the teeth.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 005687
Country
Date
1960 - 1999 (circa)

Description

An imitation mother-of-pearl high back comb comprising four claw teeth and an elaborate pierced style heading. The comb is made from either cellulose nitrate or cellulose acetate and was manufactured in Spain for the tourist market during the second half of the 20th century.
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Dimensions
Width
85mm
Height
160mm
Method
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