Wooden comb

  • Exhibition Text

    • Girls used wooden combs to scratch their heads, an act for which use of the fingers was forbidden during the puberty ritual.

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  • Collection Information

    • Catalog No: 16 / 6790 Field No: 34
      Locale: BC, TSAWATEENOX
      Country: CANADA
      Dimensions: L:10 W:7 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1899
      Donor: HUNT, GEORGE

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