Wig curler

Wig curler
Title
Wig curler
Date 
1760-1775
Medium 
Clay
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 7.3 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Clay wig curler; short, white cylindrical body which becomes bulbous at both ends.
Object Number 
INV.5924.77
Gallery Label 
This wig curler was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at the British Revolutionary War camp on the Dyckman farm, located between Seaman and Payson Avenues, and 204th and Academy Streets in Washington Heights, Manhattan. It belonged to a British or Hessian officer, or possibly a woman.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group