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Comb with Scrolls and Birds
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Comb with Scrolls and Birds


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This small painted comb depicts a roundel with a bird inside, flanked by two open-winged birds. The reverse side contains a painted rectangular panel with a vine scroll. The comb was at one point broken in half and repaired, although many of the comb's teeth are lost.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/18/1967Treatmentcleaned; repaired
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
12th century (Medieval)
Medium
ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.48
Measurements
H: 3 1/4 x W: 2 9/16 in. (8.3 x 6.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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