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1920s Mantilla Tortoiseshell Hair Comb

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A very beautiful Spanish mantilla style hair comb in faux tortoiseshell effect, made of celluoid. Very large in scale, beautifully detailed. This comb has been carved out of one large piece of attractive natural material which has a distinctive mottled pattern. It has five long tines and a high heading with a deeply curved profile. The dark brown splodges which are characteristic of this beautiful material are well distributed across the lighter translucent ground of pale yellowish orange brown. SIZE: 7 ins h x 4½ ins w (17.5 x 10.5 cms)

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Place of origin
    Unknown
  • Period
    Late 19th Century
  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller location
    Scottsdale, AZ
  • Reference number
    LU1672977782

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