Dentistry
Object ID Number:
EH10814
Object Name:
toothbrush
Date of Manufacture:
– 19th to 20th Century
Description / History:
1914 ivory and silver plated toothbrush with hog bristles. The chinese invented the first modern toothbrush by attaching hog bristles to bone or bamboo in the 15th century. Later, Europeans modified the brush from hog hair to softer material such as horse hair and feather.
Dimensions:
W–1.5 L–6 inches
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