12-01-2018 12-01-2018
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3185B Boston
December 1, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Two Tongan Hair Combs, Helu

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 01, 2018 10:00AM


Two Tongan Hair Combs, Helu, 19th century, each consisting of a number of segments of dried coconut-leaf midrib, bound together by a decorative lashing of fine coconut fiber and possibly horsehair, lg. 7 1/2 and 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-400

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Agriculture, Agronomy, Coconut, Coir, Comb, Crops, Horsehair, Lashing, Tropics