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Object Name Ornament, Hair
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-150
Date ca. 1925
Material(s) Straw/Foil/Metal/Cotton
Dimensions H-2.75 W-7.75 D-9 inches
Description These are a set of two (2) ornamental straw crowns. Crown A) is woven with tan fibers in a vertical pattern. It has three tiers, the middle of which is dyed purple. It is adorned on the front with red and silver colored foil or paper. It has a cotton lining on the inner side of the top and bottom tier, which is patterned with small red and black wisps. Crown B) is woven with metal twine in a vertical pattern. It has four tiers, and is adorned on the front with red, green and purple colored foil or paper. It has small circular adornments on either side, at the temple. The thickest point of both crowns is at the front and back, and the thinnest part is on either side of the temple.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Hats
Hair ornaments
Hairpieces
Crowns
Search Terms hair ornament
hat
Accessories
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS