Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Spain
  • comb, late 1800s–1986
  • Where object was made: Spain
  • plastic, molding, cutting
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 x 19.5 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 7/8 x 7 11/16 x 2 9/16 in
  • Gift of Bette Kelley
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7247

The large comb is intended to be worn with a mantilla. It is brown and yellow imitation tortoise-shell plastic. The large oval section at the top is curved with vertical rows of a floral designs. It has five large teeth.