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Afro hair comb with black fist design

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Manufactured by
Eden Enterprise, Inc., American, founded 2002
Medium
plastic and metal
Dimensions
6 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 7/16 in. (17.1 × 7 × 1.1 cm)
Type
combs (grooming tools)
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Date
2002-2014
Description
This is an afro-pick manufactured by Eden Enterprise, Inc. The pick has a black molded plastic handle shaped like a raised fist. The teeth of the pick are metal. In relief on the front of the plastic handle is text that reads "Eden/ Christina MJ/ MADE IN CHINA."
Topic
Black power
Hair
Identity
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elaine Nichols
Object number
2014.125.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions

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