HAIRBRUSH, wooden & natural bristle, ‘FREEDEN’

H2008.220

Small, rounded, light coloured wood with brown-black natural bristles, ‘FREEDEN’ handwritten on head, hairbrush. Curved, rounded, oval shaped handle with single flat-head crew in centre, narrows at neck to wide, oval shaped head. Six flat-head screws around border of head. ‘FREEDEN’ handwritten in thick blue ink through centre of head. Thick, dark brown-black natural bristles, with residual, light coloured hair still entwined in brush. Plain handle. Bristles brittle and falling out of head, some black dust fell from bristles during inspection.

Department: 

History Department

Collection

Stanwix Collection

History Collection

Collection Item Data

Accession Number: H2008.220
Accession Date: 17 Dec 2013
Acquisition Year: 2008

Material

Wood

Wood, bristles, metal screws

0 - Whole
Bristle/Hair0 - Whole
Metal0 - Whole

Measurement

height30mm
width85mm
length225mm

 


 

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