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Opera head-dress.

Image ID: 825110

Opera head-dress. (1849)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Opera head-dress.


: K & P -- unknown role

Published Date

: 1849

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 14 cm. (6 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)


: 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 ....
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Original Source

: From Godey's lady's book. (Philadelphia : [s.n.] 1830-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Hairdressing -- 1800s

Source Description

: 4 folders (127 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 825110

Record ID

: 706178

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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