White horn handbag comb

Details
Object number
WCHL : 62
Country
Date
1900 (circa)

Description

A small, white horn handbag comb made at Bela Mill, Milnthorpe, Cumberland,c 1900, by a company run by the Dobson family whose main work was the production of combs. The term 'white horn' indicates that the horn has not been subjected to boiling or pressing between heated dies. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
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Dimensions
Width
70mm
Depth
5mm
Length
42mm