Lice and Nit Comb or Infant Comb

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Object Name
hair care product
lice comb
personal hygiene product
lice comb or infant comb
associated dates
Physical Description
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
carved (overall production method/technique)
overall: 2 cm x .3 cm x 8.7 cm; 13/16 in x 1/8 in x 3 7/16 in
overall: 1/8 in x 3/4 in x 3 1/8 in; .3175 cm x 1.905 cm x 7.9375 cm
associated place
United States: Connecticut, Ivoryton
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Babies
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Babies
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of the Pratt-Read Corporation
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