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1935

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Haircomb, ca. 1930

This is a Haircomb. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is molded and painted cellulose nitrate with applied glass pastes. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 15 × 11.5 × 4 cm (5 7/8 × 4 1/2 × 1 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Haircomb, ca. 1930; molded and painted cellulose nitrate with applied glass pastes; H x W x D: 15 × 11.5 × 4 cm (5 7/8 × 4 1/2 × 1 9/16 in.); Museum purchase from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1997-34-1

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