Twin cut barber's comb

Details
Object number
WCHL : 51
Country
Date
1800 - 1899

Description

A twin-cut barber's comb in white horn, English, 19th century. The term 'white horn' indicates that the horn has not been subjected to boiling or pressing between heated dies. This example has been twin-cut, a process of machine cutting the teeth using pairs of blades. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
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Dimensions
Width
70mm
Depth
3mm
Length
42mm
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