Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Africa
  • comb, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Africa
  • bamboo, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 20.5 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 8 1/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Kansas Bible Chair
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0843

This comb is made of strips of bamboo with triangles woven into the sides of the handles to make a line of diamonds in the "negative space" down the center of the handle.