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Opera head-dress

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Opera head-dress
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Wallach Division Picture Collection

Hairdressing -- 1800s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849
Hair ornaments -- 1800-1899
Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1800-1899
Hairstyles -- 1800-1899
Braids (Hairdressing) -- 1800-1899
Content: Printed on border: "The front hair divided in the centre of the forehead, then frizzed and arranged in full bandeaux on each side of the face. Across the upper part of the head is worn a wreath of foliage and flowers, descending very low at each side. Back of the head-dress -- the back hair is tied a little below the crown of the head; then combed upwards, and a small cushion pinned on the head. The hair is next combed over the cushion, and brought down nearly to the nape of the neck, where it is divided into two parts, each of which is formed into a plait." Written on border: "Aug. 1849" Includes additional text. Foxing on image.
Source note: Godey''s lady''s book. (Philadelphia : [s.n.] 1830-).
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17239250
Barcode: 33333159411384
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6af78dd0-c552-012f-14f8-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1849: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

The New York Public Library. "Opera head-dress" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0776-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The New York Public Library. "Opera head-dress" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 28, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0776-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The New York Public Library. (1849). Opera head-dress Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0776-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opera head-dress