Feathered Ornamental Comb

Location:
500 S Bronough St,Florida,Tallahassee,32399
Identifier:
85910
Institution:
Museum of Florida History
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Feathered Ornamental Comb

Location:
500 S Bronough St,Florida,Tallahassee,32399
Identifier:
85911
Institution:
Museum of Florida History
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Lice Comb

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0124.0100
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Lice Comb

Only surviving nit comb which was used for combing lice out of the hair.

Description (physical):

Rubber. L 6.9, W 3.9 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0025
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

Us Navy Combs

Date:
c. 1851
Creator:
I.R. Comb Company

These seaman's' combs are evidence of the enduring quality of hard rubber. They were undamaged after being underwater for more than a century! They carry the raised letters, "I.R. Comb Co, GOODYEAR'S Patent, May 6 1851." The reverse side carries, "U.S. NAVY." The combs came from the Quartermaster's storeroom and were not issued. After the USS Cairo was raised, the Park was contacted by Ace Comb Company who indicated that they still had the original comb molds.

Description (physical):

Top: Rubber. L 17.1 cm, W W 4.8, Th .5 cm; Bottom: Rubber. L 17.3 cm; W 4.6, Th .48 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0035
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

Scrub Brushes

The initials "AK" are carved about midway of this brush.

Description (physical):

Left: Wood, hog hair. L 27, W 7, Th 1.4 cm; Right: Wood, hog hair. L 18.2, W 8.6, Th 2.2 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0063
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park