Wig: bald top-long sides- Benjamin Franklin style

Wig: bald top-long sides- Benjamin Franklin style
Title
Wig: bald top-long sides- Benjamin Franklin style
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Hair, cotton, cloth tape
Dimensions 
Overall (flat): 13 x 9 x 1 in. (33 x 22.9 x 2.5 cm)
Description 
Benjamin Franklin-style wig with bald crown and loose, wavy strands of graying brown surrounding bald spot; hair knotted to cap made of light brown cotton twill fabric with light and medium brown cloth tape stitched inside for reinforcement.
Object Number 
INV.12181
Marks 
handwritten in ink: inside cap: ". . . 2/8 . . . HOUSTON[?]. . ."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group