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Wig: curly crest w/hairpin

Object Number: 
INV.12180
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Hair, cotton, cloth tape, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall (flat): 9 x 14 x 2 in. (22.9 x 35.6 x 5.1 cm)
Description: 
Man's wig with gray hair knotted to light brown glazed cotton foundation reinforced with black, orange, and beige striped cloth tape; widow's peak in front, high crest of dark gray curls across top, and straight hair pinned in back with row of tight curls at bottom.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group