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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

Object Number:46-6-134
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Sourwood
Length: 9 cm
Width: 7.4 cm
Credit Line:Cherokee Expedition; Frank G. Speck and John G. Witthoft, 1946

Description

Sourwood (oxydendron). "Formerly worn in hair by Cherokee women". Heavy. Notched top

Bibliography:

[Book] Preucel, Robert W., and Wierzbowski, William S., and Williams, Lucy F. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pages 104-105/Plate 37View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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