• Yao silver comb (2)
  • Asia
  • China
  • Width : 3 1/4 inch
  • Height : 17 inch
  • Depth : 1/4 inch
  • This traditional tribal comb would be worn for festival by Yao ethnic minority woman of Southern China. The comb is made of stamped sections of silver which are held together with twining technique. The different sections are stamped with dot and circle pattern embellished with coloured pompom and tassels. (See in the Museum part a similar example made of bone). http://www.creative-museum.com/en/content/yao-comb-red-pompon-2