Wooden hairpin or scratcher

Item

Title

Wooden hairpin or scratcher

Creator

Creator Unrecorded

Subject

Hair
Headgear

Description

Hairpin or scratcher made of wood with incised design. Decoration on head of hairpin, which is formed by a rectangle of wood, with two of the sides being concave. Pointed at the end, for insertion into hair. [FHM27/07/2019]

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

c.1930

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Wood; Plant
Carpentered
L = 140mm, W = 30mm [FHM27/07/2019]

Identifier

ETH.ANG3.690 .3
A37/690C

Source

Antoinette and Diana Powell-Cotton
1937
The Powell-Cotton Museum

Coverage

Angola
Africa

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust

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Catalogue card for ETH.ANG3.690.3 Physical Object