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Hair Grooming

Object Number: 
Metal, wood
11 x 2 1/2 x 2 in.
This hairbrush hairdryer has a hollow metal head and a wooden handle. It screws apart so hot water can be poured into the brush head to act as a hair dryer. A portion of the box exists that has a diagram with directions for use and reads "The Holland Metal Hair Dryer/ Price $2.00/ Necessary to every lady's toilet/ The Holland Brush Company/ 30-31 No. 40 Wall Street,/ New York, N.Y."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group