Half Moon Type Combs
#4087  Aiba Tsuki-gata Sashi-gushi
Boxwood, One side carving / 10cm

#4076  Aiba Tsuki-gata Nuri-gushi
Red lacquered / 10cm

Kiso-mura Kyoudokan Collection

TSUKIGATA is a comb of shape at the half moon, and it is called, "Masako type" and "Kamakura type".
"Kamakura type" is assumed that it originates in the articles left by the departed of Masako Kitajo of the 13th century;Kamakura Period.
The parts of teeth are narrower than that of "Masako type", and flame is wider.
Kiso no orokugushi ; The comb in japan.