Wig: w/ponytail w/black bow & ribbon and bun curls

Object Number: 
INV.12172
Date: 
1870-1920
Medium: 
Hair, net, cloth tape, ribbon, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall (flat): 21 x 8 x 2 in. (53.3 x 20.3 x 5.1 cm)
Description: 
Man's wig with gray hair knotted to net foundation reinforced with brown silk tape; bun curls on either side secured with hairpins and queue in back tied with black ribbon.
Gallery Label: 
This wig was probably used by the history painter John Ward Dunsmore (1856-1945) to outfit one of his models.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group