Shaker Museum

Comb, Textile

Worsted comb, Center Family, Mount Lebanon, NY

1851

Object ID
1979.19127.1
Community
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Makers
Woodrow, Richard (1828-1909)
Description

Worsted comb with cherry handle/holder, brass reinforcing plate bent, soldered, and screwed to base of handle through which 49 steel tines are inserted in two tiers. Inner tier tines (24) are shorter than those outside (25). Handle has mounting holes at end and through side, both fitted with brass.

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Shaker Museum Comb, Textile. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=7097. Accessed on May 21, 2022

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Woodrow, Richard

1828-1909

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