Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Africa
  • comb, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Africa
  • bamboo, string
  • Object Length/Width: 17 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 6 11/16 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of Kansas Bible Chair
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0844

This comb is made of bamboo strips with string woven through the handle, giving a final appearance of two rows running side by side down half the length of the handle.