Pierced Celluloid Tortoiseshell Pieneta Hair Comb, 1924 For Sale
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Pierced Celluloid Tortoiseshell Pieneta Hair Comb, 1924

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Just one of the treasures brought back from a mother-daughter world tour, this comb was purchased in Spain in 1924. Its impressive width and high profile are perfectly suited for wearing with a traditional mantilla draped over the head (and we happen to be selling a spectacular haute couture embroidered one under separate listing!). Celluloid hair comb with 4 tines and anatomically curved profile; arabesque pierced relief upper half. material: celluloid noteworthy: gently clean with damp cloth repairs: none condition: very good - excellent with very gentle surface wear and two superficial marks on pierced relief (see photos) measurements: height: 6 ½” width: 4 ½” at widest, 1 3/8” at narrowest tines: 3” long x 3/8” wide signature: no signature present ***please note lace prayer cap is not included with purchase.

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Victorian
  • Place of Origin
    Spain
  • Period
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Very gentle surface wear and two superficial marks on pierced relief (see photos)
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 6.5 in. x W 4.5 in.H 16.51 cm x W 11.43 cm
  • Seller Location
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Seller Reference Number
    0721.13.015
  • Reference Number
    LU86435485752
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