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This hair comb is simply beautiful. I can see it dressing up a rockabilly or pin up girl look or going bridal. As dramatic as it's lovely...sea green with green and blue stones that glisten... simply lovely.
Unsigned this exquisite celluloid hair comb has an intricate hand painted floral design accented with blue and green glass rhinestones on a black back round. It measures 5" x 5". Circa 1920.
This ornament is of the type known as Spanish or mantilla comb because it resembles the traditional high topped tortoiseshell ornaments worn by Spanish ladies with their native dress.
Combs like this were worn in a characteristic manner, being placed such a way that the tall heading stood up proud. This enabled them to be viewed from all angles and for the details to be seen effectively outlined against the light.
The picture doesn't do it justice, It is one of a kind, and just beautiful!
I'M REDUCING IT TO $75.00, JUST SAW THERE IS ONE MISSING STONE
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