Chokwe combs

Object type: object for hygiene and cosmetics > comb
Materials: wood
Legend: Seven-toothed comb whose grip is in the shape of a handle (ngo). This design is common for non-figurative wooden combs.
Place of collecting: Democratic Republic of the Congo > Kasaï
Culture: Chokwe
Field collector: Jules Auguste Fourche (°1889 - †1942)
Acquisition related person: Mrs. Widow Fourche-Palante as seller
Date of acquisition: 1946-07-31
Dimensions: 11,8 cm
Inventory number: EO.0.0.43392