Pearlised mantilla comb

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Top view of a comb showing the pearlised material. Top view of a comb showing the pearlised material. Top view of a comb showing the pearlised material. Underside view of a comb showing the pearlised material. Underside view of a comb showing the pearlised material. 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 : 007026
Country
Date
1925 - 1939 (circa)

Description

A large mantilla comb in pearlised white cellulose nitrate simulating mother-of-pearl. This would have been cut from a sheet of cellulose nitrate and hand fretted/finished. The design on the central portion of the heading of this comb represents a bouquet of flowers. It is thought to have been made for the Seville tourist market in Spain, circa 1925-30s
Designers & Manufacturers
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Manufacturer
Dimensions
Width
152mm
Height
200mm
Depth
50mm
Colour Note
pearlised