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Object Name Ornament, Hair
Title Ivory hair ornament
Catalog Number 1959.8.1
Date ca. 1845
Material(s) Ivory
Dimensions H-3.875 W-4.5 inches
Description This is an ivory hair ornament with a heavy spiral bar crown and openwork below that. It has nine teeth with one of them broken off and missing.
Notes Old card, "Worn by the donor's mother, Mary Belle Hampton."
Collection Mrs. Will Anne Smith Collection
People Hampton, Mary Belle
Subjects Hair
Hair ornaments
Hairdressing
Hairstyling
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS