Hair Comb, Gold Sunburst Design ; Unknown maker; 1920-1930; WY.1988.86.1

Name/Title

Hair Comb, Gold Sunburst Design

About this object

This heavy hair comb is very ornamental and the design would have been every bit as important as its function. It is beautifully made from black and ivory coloured plastic with an elaborate metallic gold sunburst design embossed and inlaid on the curved upper edge.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1920-1930

Period

1920s

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, synthetic, plastic
inorganic, processed material, alloy, gold alloy

Inscription and Marks

On reverse, sticker added: '67'
Number added: 'WY 88 86'

Measurements

h 94 mm x w 164 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing and Accessories

Object Type

accessories

Object number

WY.1988.86.1

Copyright Licence  

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