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Comb; date unknown (pre-European settlement); K.34.72

Comb, date unknown (pre-European settlement), K.34.72
Name/Title
Comb
About this object
This comb is made from whalebone. It is thought to have been found in the Nelson Region. Combs like this were used to secure tikitiki - topknots. Fine combs were one indication of status for Maori.
Date Made
date unknown (pre-European settlement)
Medium and Materials
Whalebone
Collection
Knapp Collection
Object Type
Comb
Object number
K.34.72

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