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Chinese Yao ethnic minority bone hair ornament comb

Chinese Yao ethnic minority bone hair ornament comb


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Folk Art: Pre 1920: Item # 1232391

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This traditional tribal comb would be worn for festival by Yao ethnic minority woman of Southern China. The comb was carved from sections of bone which are held together with twining technique. The bone sections are inked with design pattern. The comb alone is 5.5 inches long and 3 inches wide. The combined length with the pompom and tassels is almost 12 inches long