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Papier-mache Lady with Brown Molded and Human Hair Wig

Auction:
2196
Lot:
53
Sold for:
$1,116$950

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Auction:
Sale #2196 - 2196
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
April 12, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Papier-mache Lady with Brown Molded and Human Hair Wig, Germany, c. 1840s, black pupil-less glass eyes, slender face, remains of brown human hair attached to a rarely found brown painted molded head with molded hair looping behind ears to bun high on head, classic milliner's model-type body with blue-green slippers, original net dress, pink ribbon trim, ht. 14 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Germany, molded head , Fashion, Historical Christian hairstyles