HIKITOU
HIKITOU type combs
#Y100   Tsuge HIKITOU-GUSHI
Teeth:boxwood.
Crosspiece:Japanese pagoda tree.
9.7cm

#K8   Misume HIKITOU-GUSHI
Teeth:Betula grossa.
Crosspiece:Bamboo.
9.4cm

Kiso-mura Kyoudokan Collection

Hikitou-gushi is a comb that saws boxwood to both teeth by the parts of teeth, and put another material such as ebonies and the bamboos on both sides and crosspieces.
It is said that the comb craftsman in Yabuhara sees and conceived the Taketou-gushi in Tokyo Asakusaat at the beginning of the Meiji era.
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Kiso no orokugushi ; The comb in japan.