comb (hair ornament)

Bamboo comb. 'Comb made of bamboo. NW Provinces, India. Paris Exhib. 1900. India Museum'. This comb, together with 10.3.61/96, is in a box labelled 'Comb made of BAMBOO. N.W.PROVINCES, INDIA. Paris Exhib, 1900. India Museum. 77-1900.' On the reverse of the box is a label from the Paris Exhibition giving the exibitor's name as W.H. Lovegrove Esq., and his address as Ganges Forest D R Landsdowne.

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