Antique Horn Hair Comb / Peigne d’Alger
Antique Horn Hair Comb / Peigne d’Alger
Antique Horn Hair Comb / Peigne d’Alger
Antique Horn Hair Comb / Peigne d’Alger
Antique Horn Hair Comb / Peigne d’Alger
Antique Horn Hair Comb / Peigne d’Alger

Antique Horn Hair Comb / Peigne d’Alger

Regular price £100.00 £0.00

This is a beautiful horn hair comb / Peigne d’Alger. The hinge allows the heading to rotate so that the ornament can be worn in various positions and swing as the wearer moves. It could be sited within a chignon with the top folded down or worn in various positions in a coiffure.

The hairstyles of the Victorian period were large and impressive, with false hair being used to form a huge chignon or trailing ringlets. Ornaments used to adorn these hairstyles were often large and impressive. This type of comb was designed to be worn in a number of different ways, according to the fancy of the wearer.

COLOUR: Browns & Golds

COMPOSITION:   Clarified horn & Brass

DIMENSIONS: (H closed) 90mm  (H open) 165mm   (W) 115mm

CONDITION:  Very good

PERIOD:  Circa Late Victorian/Edwardian

SOURCE:  Unknown

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PRODUCT CODE: 0077


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