Tortoise Shell Hair Comb

$3,500.00

This elegant variegated hair comb with a bird design was used as a traditional accessory. Made by softening the shell with the application of heat, it is then moulded into various forms. Upon hardening, carving takes place.

Description

This elegant variegated hair comb with a bird design was used as a traditional accessory. Made by softening the shell with the application of heat, it is then moulded into various forms. Upon hardening, carving takes place.

Additional information

Origin

Timor Island, Indonesia

Date

20th Century

Dimensions

5.25" x 5.75" x 0.12" With Stand 6.5" x 6" x 1.75"


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