Wig and bag

Wig and bag
Title
Wig and bag
Date 
1900-1950
Medium 
Satin threads, yarn, cotton, satin ribbon
Dimensions 
a: 3 1/2 x 16 x 11 in. ( 8.9 x 40.6 x 27.9 cm ) b: 15 1/2 x 24 in. ( 39.4 x 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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. E. C. Carter
Object Number 
1956.173.13ab[dup]
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group