4 1/2" French Moustache Comb

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
MOUSTACHE UP/Signified the sexual villain, interested only in the woman's body. / MOUSTACHE DROOPING/Described the property-owning villain who held the mortgage and wanted to foreclose. (The railroad was coming through!) / MOUSTACHE STRAIGHT/Describing the ordinary villain who not only wanted the heroine's body but her valuable property.
Currently not on view
Object Name
comb, moustache
hair care product
retailer; distributor
William Radoff Physicians Supplies
Radcliff, C. H.
Physical Description
plastic (product material)
paper (packaging material)
average spatial: 8 cm x 5.5 cm x .3 cm; 3 1/8 in x 2 3/16 in x 1/8 in
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
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 Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Steven Radoff
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