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1991.1516 (RS24670)

Description

A gentleman's hairpiece; has rows of dark gray curls on an even weave linen and net foundation with black silk; there is lining at the ears, forehead and neck.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Associated Building
Used At Ebenezer Waters House. Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
hair
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Hair
hair
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
WIG
wigs
Dimensions
13.5 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1516
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3025

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