Irma G. Bowen Historic Clothing Collection
 

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Creator

Unknown

Date Created

Early 1900s

Subject

Costume accessories; Worn costume accessories; Comb

Medium

Celluloid, rhinestones

Description

Early 20th century. Pale green celluloid hair comb with four teeth and a fan-shaped top, decorated with clear rhinestones. Celluloid is an early plastic.

Extent

Length: 16.5 cm / 6.5 in.
Width: 14.6 cm / 5.75 in.

Museum Number

428d

Publisher

University of New Hampshire Library

Contributor

Astrida Schaeffer, photographer/curator

Date Digitized

3-5-2019

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

Comments

The Irma G. Bowen Historic Clothing Collection digital catalog was produced by the UNH Library Digital Collection Initiative, supported in part by a grant from the Mooseplate program and New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. Additional funding provided by the E. Ruth Buxton Stephenson Memorial Fund.
Photography copyright, Astrida Schaeffer.

Keywords

Combs (hair ornaments), Early 20th century, Celluloid, Pale green, Clear rhinestones

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