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HAIRBRUSH
[Toilet Article]


Accession Number: 1960.82.85

Physical Description: Hairbrush. White bristles, possibly celluloid, in celluloid base. Silver-plated German silver back and handle. Art Nouveau design. Top of back has long flowing hair which extends into curving floral and stem decoration which entwines handle. Symmetrical scallops on edges.

History of Object: Unknown.

Date: Between 1873 and 1898

Dimensions (in cm): L: 9 1/8"; W: 3 5/8"; H: 1 7/8"

Marks/Inscriptions: [stamped on side] 44 / D.S, Co. ||

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Origin, Place of: Derby (Conn.)

Creators and Contributors

    Derby Silver Company

Status: Cataloged

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