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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

Native NameTadi Wati
Object Number:65-10-58
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Length: 23.6 cm
Width: 1.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Reddish wood; oval handle in section flattening and gradually widening to form blade which is slightly lenticular in section; blade narrow to rounded point; three horizontal bands cut near handle end. Used to tighten weft.

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