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Two Tongan Hair Combs, Helu

Auction:
3270T
Lot:
1080
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Sale #3270T - 3270T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

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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Keywords

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