Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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men's comb
  • unknown Chokwe maker
  • men's comb, late 1800s–1914
  • Where object was made: Angola
  • wood, carving, incising
  • Object Height/Width: 4.5 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Width: 1 3/4 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0837
Label Text

This is a brown wooden comb with a stylized bird figure on top. The rectangle of decoration below the bird has cross hatching on one side and two bars of diagonal parallel lines on the other.