Comb with gilt metal and pearl bead decoration

Description

A chignon comb with a hinged brass heading with gilt cagework decoration, encircled by small glass pearl beads, glass pearl bead swags and two representations of small bunches of grapes. Circa 1850-1860
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Inscriptions

handwritten: "7/97" (reverse of brass heading)

Object number

WCHL : 539

Date

1850 - 1860 (circa)

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Material

plastic (natural)
animal
horn
metal unidentified
glass pearlised beads
Dimensions
Width
111mm
Height
75mm
Depth
18mm

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