Mane Comb

Mane Comb

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With 13 equal-size, round tapered teeth extending from a wide, rounded spine with raised edges and three voids, bordered by incuse dots, shaped like a pair of wings. Cast as a single piece with gate mark at top center of spine. No other marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
comb, mane
date made
1850 - 1900
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
overall: 1/4 in x 4 in x 2 1/2 in;.635 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
Textile Processing and Production
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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