Six miniature wigs made of human hair, illustrating Geisha hairstyles

Made:
1880-1820 in Japan

Six miniature wigs made of human hair, illustrating Geisha hairstyles, in rectangular box of bark with coins on lid, Japanese, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A155400
Materials:
box, bark, box, silk, cloth, wig, card, wig, cotton, cloth, wig, hair, wig, paper and wig, tortoiseshell
type:
wigs
taxonomy:
  • human remains
credit:
Wellcome Trust