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Comb
Comb
Date:
Thule Period, 1700–1800
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
2 x 3 x 1/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Thule Period
Accession Number:
2007.21.177
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Fine toothed ivory comb with teeth running along two sides of the comb. Incised designs on front and rear panels are simple straight lines in groups of three. This comb was probably used for personal grooming.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”