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1951.682 B

Object record: 1951.682 B
Holding institution: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Cambridge
Period: 20th Century
Country of Origin: Madagascar

Comb - A: Small humped backed bone comb. European model. “This is now the most usual kind in Imerina”. B: Wooden comb collected in Ambatalampy market 30.5.46. Imerina. “Frequently used by men as decoration especially in Betsileo where hair is thicker”.


20th century

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