Combs from Asia, Africa, and Oceana: A Selection from the Lazar Collection

COMBS FROM ASIA, AFRICA, AND OCEANA: A SELECTION FROM THE LAZAR COLLECTION

March 5–May 29, 2011

In Parker Gallery

Combs are highly visible ornaments used to beautify the wearer, indicate elevated social status and general prestige, as well as expressing cultural knowledge and aesthetic preference. This exhibition features combs from all over the world in a variety of shapes and materials, including wood, metal, bone and tortoise shell.