A vintage Japanese ivorene hair comb with Art Deco styling. CONDITION: good vintage condition with expected wear. SIZE: 3½ x 2½ ins (9 x 6 cm). This pretty vintage Japanese hair comb is made as a back comb and is intended for wear at the rear of the dressing. It is made from a cream coloured celluloid material The comb is further decorated with black enamel and has an Art Nouveau look although it probably dates from the mid 20.
Kanzashi hairpins and combs can easily be worn with a modern hair style such as a high up do or French pleat. This one was intended to be worn in the rear of the dressing, hence the name back comb.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques". The seller is "simitra" and is located in this country: GB.This item can be shipped worldwide.