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Catalog Number 1976.1.18
Accession number 1976.1
Object Name Comb
Description Wooden comb with five rounded teeth that are won at the ends and two teeth have broken off. The comb's handle resembles an hourglass and faint incisions of facial features and arms crossed over the chest have been made on the comb's surface that is only visibly on one side.
Dimensions W-2.5 L-6.75 inches
Collection African Art Collection
Subjects Africa--Social life and customs.
Africa.
Carving
Courting
Ghana
Ghana--Social conditions.
Hair
Hair dressing
Hair ornaments
Rites & ceremonies
Women
Wood carving
Wood engravings
Wood working
Wood-carving--Africa--Exhibitions.
People Akan