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Object ID 003983

Object Name Swirl Comb Set

Object Desc A cardboard display for Swirl Combs. It is a brown cardboard with a black base. The set has three combs, two black, and one a translucent yellow.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003972a-d

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Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Barber Shop Exhibit

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Object Keywords combs,barber,hair care,

Title Swirl Comb Set

Description A cardboard Swirl Comb Set featuring three combs. Two of the combs are black and one of them is translucent yellow. The cardboard base for the set has a large Swirl Comb logo and below it, there is text that reads "Quality Made" with the image of the head of a woman. The bottom of the set has text that reads "Durable, Vitalizing, Washable, Beautifying."


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Date FEB 19,2016

Summary Fair

Assessor Luke Frommelt

Notes The cardboard back is bent on the bottom side. The labels show some fading. Both black combs have scratch lines and some white paint has rubbed off on them. The yellow com also appears worn in spots and has a large black stain at the top.