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Comb

  • Category:

    Organic (ivory, horn, etc.)

  • Place of Origin:

    Port Royal, Caribbean (West Indies), Jamaica, North America

  • Date:

    1655-1692

  • Materials:

    Tortoise shell; Silver

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.1142


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Object Number

1958.1142

Object Name

Comb

Category

Organic (ivory, horn, etc.)

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Port Royal, Caribbean (West Indies), Jamaica, North America

Date

1655-1692

Materials

Tortoise shell; Silver

Dimensions (inches)

9.12 (L) , 5.62 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

23.18 (L) , 14.29 (W)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Article] Johnson, Donald F. 2009 Combing the Roots of Colonialism: Jamaican Tortoiseshell Combs and Social Status, 1855-1692. Winterthur Portfolio. 43 (4)
Published: p. 316, fig. 3