comb (hair ornament)

Woman's comb (silver, gold plate) 'sisir rambut'. Bisaya woman's comb of gold plated silver, the handle is decorated with floral motifs in low relief with scallop shapes and a central arch along the top. The teeth are wide and flat. The comb is curved and is worn as a hair ornament at festivals such as weddings, rather than being used for hair-dressing. Made in Brunei 1928. Bisaya; 5.25" l, 23/8" w.

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