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2015.62.138 (RS222989)

Description

Box containing curls of hair. Cut from Lura Burgess Woodside (1887-1982) in December 1892.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1892
Inscriptions
"LWW hair cut Dec 1892" and "'Lura's hair cut Dec 1892'" (handwritten)
"Rogers and Hamilton./ Extra Plate./ Waterbury, Conn." (printed)
Material
human hair
Object type
Adornment; Hair Adornments
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Hairpiece
human hair
Dimensions
9 3/4 x 5 3/4 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.138
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310843

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