Horn Strip Comb

Horn Strip Comb

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Description
Charles Phillips, foreman cutter at the Noyes Comb Co. in Binghamton, N.Y., cut this set of combs from a piece of animal horn. Phillips’ granddaughter, Dorothy White, gave it to the Smithsonian in 1936.
Ref: Perry Walton, Comb Making in America (1925).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Horn Strip Comb
place made
United States: New York, Binghamton
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 1 11/16 in x 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 4.28625 cm x.3175 cm
ID Number
AG.A.6154
catalog number
A.6154
accession number
141121
Credit Line
Dorothy White
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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