This LG African Ashanti Ghana Marriage Comb is an amazing piece of craftsmanship, featuring a standing female with open work, framed by a crab in the center. Numerous Akan-speaking women of Ghana, such as the Anyu, Baule, and Fante, use wooden hair combs for both hairstyling as well as decoration and adornment. Combs may be gifted to women from admirers or presented at marriage. Bridal combs held a prestigious status and were used to adorn the home. Depending on the woman's wealth and beauty, she might own up to three or four combs. This particular comb is 16" H x 5" W x 0.5" D.