- Museum number
Comb ornament of separate sticks consolidated with putty and inlaid with pearlshell.
- Production date
- 19thC-20thC (before 1991)
Length: 16.50 centimetres
Width: 7.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Combs of this type are characteristic of southeast Solomon Islands, particularly Makira and Ulawa but also south Malaita.
Tied on rectangular label:
'Comb with mother of pearl inlay work'
Stuck on label: 'Comb from Solomon Isles'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Given by Rev John Pinder on behalf of the Melanesian Mission in the UK. From a collection which remained with the Melanesian Mission after the majority of its collection was dispersed in 1991.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number