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