This D-shaped wooden comb comes from the Gaddang people of northern Luzon. It is decorated on both sides and on the top with small glass beads and mirrors. Six long ribbons with beads and at the end of each feather additionally decorate the comb. This ethnic group is known to decorate their colourful clothes with bead decorations.
|Culture||Gaddang, Nord-Luzon, Philippinen|
|Time||Late 19th, early 20th century|
|Dimensions||Length 14.80 cm, Pearl strings 30 cm, Weight 71 g|
|Material||Wood, glass beads, mirror, feathers|
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