Wooden Comb

A carved wooden comb with nine teeth. It has an elaborate handle with a semi-circle, leading up to a small rattle and ending in a spoked circle.

Further Information

  • Type: Domestic equipment, Toilet/cosmetic equipment
  • Object: Wooden Comb
  • Materials: Wood
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: 310mm [L] x 750mm [W] x 350mm [C]
  • Production Date: Pre 1951
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: John Banting
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.1951.17.1

Related Objects

Raffia Fan

Domestic equipment

Leather Whip

Domestic equipment, Weapons, armour

Bone Comb

Domestic equipment, Toilet/cosmetic equipment

Prayer Board

Domestic equipment

Hammock Bar

Figures, sculpture, Domestic equipment, Textiles, cloth