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Comb made from 13 individual lengths of flexible wood bound together by white string, and ending in prongs stabilized by two pieces of wood acting as cross bars wrapped in string. The string binding alternates up the handle between being bound to one outer-side, crossing through the individual pieces, and then winding around the opposite side. Along the cross-bars the string is wrapped diagonally around each running in opposite directions.


From the collection of Sister Twyford or Miss J. Pearce (Australia), who had served as missionaries in the Trobriand Islands in the 1920s and Dobu Island in the 1930s.

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