Dupont Comb

Title

Dupont Comb

Subject

Hygiene & Toiletries

Description

Advertised as "unbreakable," Dupont nylon combs were a popular choice as plastics began replacing everyday items. Dupont was a versatile company that manufactured many household items, clothes, paints and cars throughout the 20th century.
Embossing on one side: [DUPONT] NYLON
Advertisements courtesy of the Hagley Library.

Source

Hagley Library

Publisher

Phoenix Project

Date

c. late 1940s

Contributor

HIP-SI 2023

Format

Weight: 16.5g
Length: 18cm/7.2in
Width: 30mm/1.2in
Height: 6mm/0.25in

Type

Nylon
Plastic

Identifier

a375, ACC 165

Coverage

CCU 130E

Collection

Citation

“Dupont Comb,” The Phoenix Project , accessed May 29, 2024, http://martaphoenixproject.gsuanthropology.com/items/show/66.

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