Possibly Luba. <em>Comb</em>. Wood, beads, 4 5/16 x 1 3/8 in. (11 x 3.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1473. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1473_front_PS5.jpg)



Medium: Wood, beads

Geograhical Locations:

Dimensions: 4 5/16 x 1 3/8 in. (11 x 3.5 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1473

Image: CUR.22.1473_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A carved dark brown wooden comb with four tapering teeth. The top carved solid panel, which ends in a curve, is a little over half the entire length of the comb. White, blue and red beads are randomly embedded, and adhered by a dark brown substance to the top portion of the comb. Condition: the outside teeth are broken off at the ends. One third of beads on the top portion are missing.

Brooklyn Museum