combs (toilet articles)

Carved wooden six-pronged comb divided at the top into a crown of five finials with two lesser projections to each side below, the whole of this upper part of the comb wrapped with wire. The top is decorated with plaited strands of black, red and white beads, which divide into three strands at each side, these strands further subdivided into two at the ends.

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