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unknown Ugandan
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Ugandan Carved Wooden Hair Comb

1965-1999
Carved wood

8 1/4 in. x 3 1/2 in. (20.96 cm x 8.89 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.16.11
Geography: Africa, Uganda
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Toilet Articles
Culture/Nationality: Ugandan, Kenyan, East African, African
Collection: Kilbride Collection

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This object has the following keywords:
  • African - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • combs - Implements having a row of teeth on one or both edges or sides, used for adjusting, distangling, or cleaning the hair. For such tools that are intended primarily to be decorative and displayed in the hair, use "combs (hair ornaments)."
  • East African - Styles and cultures of the eastern area of Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, that together with the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia) make up Eastern Africa.
  • Ugandan - The style and culture of the central African State, Uganda.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • The Philip L. Kilbride Memorial Exhibition Bryn Mawr College , Apr 5, 2013 – Jul 25, 2014

  • Owner Name: Gift of Philip Kilbride, Professor of Anthropology
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, US
    Acquisition Method: Purchased/Collected
    Ownership Start Date: Last quarter 20th century
    Ownership End Date: 1999


Comparanda List
The following Comparanda exist for this object:
  • Minister of Culture and Community Development, Uganda Crafts: Kampala (Kampala, Uganda: Ministry of Culture and Community Development, 1965), 20, 40. Figure Number: A8

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  • Minister of Culture and Community Development, Uganda Crafts: Kampala (Kampala, Uganda: Ministry of Culture and Community Development, 1965), 20, 40. Figure Number: A8

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/146089 |title=Ugandan Carved Wooden Hair Comb |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=10/4/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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