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Wig: ponytail w/ribbon, bun curls, bald top of linen

Wig: ponytail w/ribbon, bun curls, bald top of linen
Title
Wig: ponytail w/ribbon, bun curls, bald top of linen
Date 
1780-1880
Medium 
Hair, linen, wire
Dimensions 
Overall (flat): 15 x 8 x 2 1/2 in. (38.1 x 20.3 x 6.4 cm)
Description 
Man's wig with gray hair handstitched to natural linen cap; bald top with bun curls at either side and queue in back wrapped in unfinished strip of black fabric; stiffening wire inside queue running from top to bottom.
Object Number 
INV.12177
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group