Decorative Comb


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Decorative Comb   (1971.08.0013)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Adornment
  4. :
  5. Hair Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 1900 – 1971
Culture Asante, Ashanti, Akan

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 16.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 6.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.5 cm
Weight 1 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Staining
Munsell Color Information Moderate Brown (5YR3/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles: University of California, 1977.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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