Milliner's Model

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1825-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3180

Description

Painted pine bust-length milliner's model head; carved from one block of wood; long, flattened oval head with carved eyes, painted black with black painted curly hair, a carved nose, eyes and lip line; flesh paint overall and red at lips; trace of black paint in corset area and a continuously carved platform base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

models (representations)
hats
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Carved
Painted
MODEL, PRODUCT

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Merchandising T&E

Dimensions

20 x 7.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1605

Places

Probably