Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | February 16, 2017

Artifact of the Week – Hair combs.


A plastic “tortoise shell” hair comb decorated with red and yellow stones.  Donated to the Museum in the 1950s.  13.9 cm x 13 cm.

scan0027Art deco plastic amber hair comb, 13.3 cm x 5.4 cm, circa 1920.  Donated by Mrs. S. Freeburn of Moulinette in 1957.


A metal Edwardian hair comb, 11.2 cm x 10.2 cm, donated by Mrs. Shaver of Lunenburg in 1957.


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