Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th-7th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
2 11/16 × 3/4 × 6 1/2 in. (6.9 × 1.9 × 16.5 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
Undecorated wooden weaver's comb of conventional form with teeth on one side only.
Condition: General condition sound. Handle split, surfaces somewhat damaged by swelling.
This item is not on view
Possibly Coptic. Weaver's Comb, 5th-7th century C.E. Wood, 2 11/16 × 3/4 × 6 1/2 in. (6.9 × 1.9 × 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.138. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.16.138_view1_ICA.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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