Wooden Hair Comb

Title

Wooden Hair Comb

Description

A light wood hair comb. The wood is visibly damaged. One tooth of the comb has been broken off.

Publisher

SJBS

Format

L: 0.26 W: 0.06
Wood

Type

Physical Object

Abstract

Large wooden combs such as this are used as hair ornaments by men and boys in the Pacific Islands. Combs can be made of several types of wood and may be simple like this, or more decorative, depending on the island of origin.

Files

L-TMM-0008.JPG

Citation

“Wooden Hair Comb,” Joseph Banks Centre, accessed January 25, 2022, https://hsjbs.omeka.net/items/show/58.

Geolocation

Social Bookmarking