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Stamped Repousse Sterling Silver Hair Combs

$60

Item Number: DR 1190
Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
Artist: Unknown
Medium: Sterling silver and celluloid
Age: 1960s
Dimensions: 3” X 1 ¾”

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Description

Vintage stamped Repousse sterling silver hair combs

Repousse is a method of embossing metal by stamping and hammering a design from the back to produce a three-dimensional bas-relief surface then polishing the front. Repousse is commonly used in jewelry making to produce beautiful raised designs.

Condition: Excellent- original condition.
Provenance: Purchased in Santa Fe in the 1960s.

Additional information

Weight 1 oz