Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

Hair Grooming

Object Number: 
2002.1.814
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
9 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 in.
Description: 
This metal hair crimping iron has two prongs for making flat waves and curls that cling to the head, a popular circa 1900 hairstyle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group