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Comb, Hair

Description

Decorative tortoise shell hair comb carved with a floral motif.

Creator

unknown

Date

circa 19th century

Materials

Tortoiseshell

Dimensions

6 x 7.5 inches

Resource ID

9356

Notes

Likely worn by Henrietta Jones Stewart (1840-1895), daughter of Henrietta Haynie Done (1815-1845), and mother of Rachel Done Stewart (1870-1956)

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Rachel Done Stewart

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.