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Wig: pony tail wrapped in linen bag; brown hair, w/hair pins

Object Number: 
INV.12182
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Hair, textile, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall (flat): 17 x 7 1/2 x 1 in. (43.2 x 19.1 x 2.5 cm)
Description: 
Man's wig with brown hair stitched to brown cloth (cotton?) cap with brown twill tape used for binding and reinforcement; with blunt bangs, bun curls at either side, and queue in back enclosed in a dark brown cloth bag and tied at the top with an unfinished strip of brown linen; bun curls secured with hair pins.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group