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Comb; date unknown (pre-European settlement); K.34.72

Comb, date unknown (pre-European settlement), K.34.72
About this object
This comb is made from whalebone. It is thought to have been found in the Nelson Region. Combs like this were used to secure tikitiki - topknots. Fine combs were one indication of status for Maori.
Date Made
date unknown (pre-European settlement)
Medium and Materials
Knapp Collection
Object Type
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