Costume accessories; Worn costume accessories; Comb
19th century. Large tortoise shell hair comb in the style of a Spanish peineta (as worn with a mantilla veil) with intricately hand-cut floral designs and sixteen teeth. Handmade.
Length: 20 cm / 7.875 in.
Width: 17.8 cm / 7 in.
University of New Hampshire Library
Astrida Schaeffer, photographer/curator
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Combs (hair ornaments), Late 19th century, Tortoise shell, Peineta, Mantilla, Hand-cut, Handmade, Floral