High backcomb with three interlocking rings

Top view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Underside view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Underside view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Top view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Side view of a comb showing the heading. Side view of a comb showing the teeth. Side view of a comb showing the teeth. Side view of a comb showing the heading.
Top view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Underside view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Underside view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Top view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Side view of a comb showing the heading. Side view of a comb showing the teeth. Side view of a comb showing the teeth. Side view of a comb showing the heading.

Description

A stained horn backcomb in honey coloured clarified horn with a heading comprising three large interlocking rings or circles, the largest of which is approximately 90mm in diameter. Circa 1850 - 1870, probably British.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

handwritten: "11/01" (reverse)

Object number

WCHL : 470

Date

1850 - 1870 (circa)

Country

Dimensions
Width
122mm
Height
150mm
Depth
40mm

Colour