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 comb made of fifteen small sticks held together by a weave of coconut fibres.

Comb helu

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 17 cm, w. 6.3 cm, Hanover 1854, No. 16

Comb made of small sticks of bamboo, fastened by a kind of wicker-work made with coconut fibres.

Comb helu

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 13 cm, w. 5.5 cm, Inv. Oz 159

A comb made of twenty small sticks held together by a weave of red-brown and dark brown strings at the grip end.

Comb helu

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 11 cm, w. 5 cm, Inv. Oz 160

A comb made of twenty-five small sticks held together by a weave of light brown fibres.

Comb helu

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 14 cm, w. 8.5 cm, Inv. Oz 161

A comb made of sixteen small sticks held together by a weave of light brown fibres.

Comb helu

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 15.5 cm, w. 5.5 cm, Inv. Oz 162

A comb made of seventeen small sticks woven together with a 4cm long weave made of light brown and black fibres.

Comb helu

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 17.5, w. 6 cm, Inv. Oz 163

Comb made of dark brown wood, embellished with a greenish opalescent piece of shell.

Comb heru

wood, paua shell, New Zealand, l. 10.1 cm, w. 6.2 cm, Inv. Oz 292

Comb made out of bone.

Comb heru

bone, New Zealand, l. 15.5 cm, w. 7.5 cm, Inv. Oz 293

Comb or head scratcher made of slightly curved wooden sticks, and tied with twine at one end.

Comb or head scratcher

wood, string, New Caledonia, l. 27.5–30.5 cm, Inv. Oz 691

Comb or head scratcher made of slightly curved wooden sticks, and tied with twine at one end.

Comb or head scratcher

wood, string, New Caledonia, l. 27.5–30.5 cm, Inv. Oz 692