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Hair Grooming

Hair Grooming
Title
Hair Grooming
Date 
1890-1930
Medium 
Metal, wood
Dimensions 
11 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.
Description 
This metal curling iron has two prongs for making complex curls and a device that crimps and makes waves. The handles are black wood.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.815
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group