Wooden African Female Comb #1471

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Beautiful Asante/Ashanti comb of a female. Wooden carved combs were worn by the Akan people from Ghana. 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
  • Weight: 34 grams
  • Dimensions: 5.5 x 19.5 cm
  • Amount (in stock): 1
  • Damage: Split in back, missing piece

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