Assymetric side comb, 1 of 2

Top view of a comb showing the pair of combs. Top view of a comb showing the translucent material. Underside view of a comb showing the translucent material. Underside view of a comb showing the translucent material. Top view of a comb showing the mounted stones. Top view of a comb showing the mounted stones. Side view of a comb showing the curved shape. Side view of a comb showing the curved shape.
Top view of a comb showing the pair of combs. Top view of a comb showing the translucent material. Underside view of a comb showing the translucent material. Underside view of a comb showing the translucent material. Top view of a comb showing the mounted stones. Top view of a comb showing the mounted stones. Side view of a comb showing the curved shape. Side view of a comb showing the curved shape.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 007025.1
Country
Date
1880 - 1900 (circa)

Description

One of a pair of late 19th century assymetric side combs or hairpins made from imitation tortoiseshell cellulose nitrate. The header of each comb is cut to represent a flower, set with a central clear pastestone. The petals and stem of each flower is set with further paste stones and small polished steel studs. The flower design sits to the left.
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Dimensions
Width
65mm
Height
120mm
Depth
25mm
Colour