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Silver comb, 1860 - 1880
This sterling silver comb with fan-shaped handle and five tines was owned by Mary T. Hill of Saint Paul and used between 1860 - 1880.
The handle has several small etched designs on front and back.
Learn more about the Hill Family here: https://www.mnhs.org/hillhouse/learn