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Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Comb

19th century

Tortoise shell

16.5 × 6.1 cm (6 1/2 × 2 3/8 in.)
base: 16.5 × 7.5 × 6.8 cm (6 1/2 × 2 15/16 × 2 11/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.521
Geography: 
Made in Timor, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Timor
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: B. Frank, New York

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