Comb with cast aluminium heading

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Top view of a comb showing the different materials. Top view of a comb showing the different materials. Top view of a comb showing the different materials. Underside view of a comb showing the different materials. Underside view of a comb showing the different materials. Side view of a comb showing the curved shape. Side view of a comb showing the curved shape. Side view of a comb showing the curved shape. Side view of a comb showing the curved shape. Side view of a comb showing the curved shape.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 007022
Country
Date
1880 - 1900 (circa)

Description

A decorative hair comb made from two materials. The claw teeth of the comb are made from tortoiseshell effect cellulose nitrate to which is attached, by means of three rivet, a highly decorative cast aluminium heading set with clear pastestones. Thought to be British made in the late 19th century.
Designers & Manufacturers
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Manufacturer
Dimensions
Width
80mm
Height
150mm
Method Note
aluminium heading
teeth
Material Note
plastic
CN teeth
cellulose nitrate
metal heading
aluminium
Colour