Head comb

Production date
Pre 1913
Country
Solomon Islands
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Description
Register description: Head comb-turtleshell, unfinished, L.122mm,W.110mm.
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Melanesian & South Sea Islander comb
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Measurements
L120 x W112 x H5 mm
Media/Materials description
Turtleshell
History and use
This European-style turtle shell comb was collected in Solomon Islands in 1913.

The unfinished piece was formerly on display in the library of Oxley State High School, until its closure in 2000.
Registration number
E17479

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