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Wig and bag

Object Number: 
1956.173.13ab[dup]
Date: 
1900-1950
Medium: 
Satin threads, yarn, cotton, satin ribbon
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 3 1/2 in. × 16 in. × 11 in. (8.9 × 40.6 × 27.9 cm) Overall (b): 15 1/2 × 24 in. (39.4 × 61 cm)
Description: 
Matador wig made of black yarn covered with satin threads; wide short style with braided knots along the hair line; three floral decorations on each side of the front made of metallic thread, sequins and rose satin; padded and lined with black cotton; white cotton bag for storage printed with a pale blue and peach floral design; pink satin ribbon drawstring.
Gallery Label: 
This wig was used by Ruth Draper in the monologue, "At the Court of Philip IV." It was part of a Spanish costume.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. E. C. Carter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group