Comb or diadem, anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1830

Comb or diadem, anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1830

forging, h 9.5cm × w 15cm × d 4cm More details

The mount of this comb harks back to examples from Classical antiquity. Characteristic features are the layered construction and especially the ornamental volutes, or spiral scrolls. This comb was worn in the hair like a diadem.

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