Hair comb


Object number: Z 12753 x2

Description: Two wooden combs. One is a long fork like comb with seven prongs and pointed handle, the prongs wrapped with fibre in the centre. Carved with zig-zag patterns on one side. The second comb has fibre woven around half of the prongs, this forms the handle.

Cultural sub-group: Esan

Town: Irrua

Measurements: 1: 27.2 cm long, 2.1 cm wide, 0.6 cm high; 2: 12.7 cm long, 3.6 cm wide, 0.7 cm high