Wooden Comb with Carvings #1607

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A unique comb with some detailed carvings. Wooden carved combs were worn by the Ashanti (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
  • Excellent condition
  • Ethnic group: Akan
  • Materials: Wood
  • Weight: 93 grams
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 25 cm
  • Amount (in stock): 1
  • Damage: None

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