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FROM CARD: "CARVED FROM WOOD. SURMOUNTED BY A HUMAN FIGURE."Peale # 251. Peale catalogue describes #s 251-253 as "Wooden combs made by the natives of Oregon."Comb carved from single piece of wood. On one side of upper portion a seated human figure is carved into a recessed niche. It faces forward, with hands resting on abdomen. On reverse side, the head of a bear is carved in the round. Nine teeth form base of comb.

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