Chokwe combs

Object type: object for hygiene and cosmetics > comb
Materials: wood
Legend: The face of the figurine on top of this twelve-toothed comb has some features of certain pwo masks used by the Chokwe associated with fertility.
Place of collecting: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture: Chokwe
Acquisition related person: Gallery Chauveau as seller
Date of acquisition: 1951-06-08
Dimensions: 15,6 cm
Inventory number: EO.1951.34.1