Female Ashanti Comb with Beads #1603

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This hand made comb represents a woman with three trade beads on her. Wooden carved combs were worn by the Akan people from West-Africa. The combs could be given as a gift and were also presented at marriages. A woman could own one or more combs depending on her wealth, status or beauty.
Provenance: Private collection. F.d.G in NL / Tribal Art Treasures


  • 20th century
  • Origin: Ghana, Africa
  • Good condition
  • Ethnic group: Ashanti/Asante
  • Materials: Wood, Trade beads
  • Weight: 72 grams
  • Dimensions: 7 x 22 cm
  • Amount (in stock): 1
  • Damage: 3 damaged pieces

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