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Personal item

Object Number: 
2002.1.3518
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Glass, wood, hair
Dimensions: 
10 x 19 3/4 x 4 in.
Description: 
A white wood and glass fronted case shaped like a simple house with a peaked roof. Inside are flowers hand-made from human hair. The many diverse wild flowers are accurately represented with red, gold and brown hair including marigolds, daisies and possibly hyacinths.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group