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Comb, Gator + Sirena, horn [Sold]

[Sold] Comb of hand-cut, polished and dyed cow horn, 5.5" x 3.75". A sirena swims above a rascal alligator. We have seen examples of this elegant and charming handicraft in folk art museums and in fine private collections. Thin slices of horn are cut and polished, then decorated with permanganate. These are functional combs, but are so attractive and unusual that you might want to frame them. Mexico.

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