Hair Tag

  • Object: Doll

    Object: Doll

    Oct 03, 2018

    This doll is a figure of a dancing woman wearing a stylized Hispanic dress. Dresses like these were typically worn in a traditional Mexican folk dance. Baile Folklórico is Spanish for “folk dance” and is the term for the various [...]

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  • Object: Doll

    Object: Doll

    Oct 02, 2018

    Chikanobu Toyohara, Foxfires, 1898.The print depicts Yaegaki-hime carrying the helmet of the warrior Shingen as she dances amidst magical foxfires. Image via Wikimedia Commons. This Japanese doll is a depiction of princess Yaegaki-Hime, the heroine of a five-act drama called [...]

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  • Object: Hairwork (Framed Hair Wreath)

    Object: Hairwork (Framed Hair Wreath)

    Oct 01, 2018

    This object is a framed wreath made of human hair inside a shadow box. This hair wreath was made by Mrs. John Mueller using the hair of several different female family members. Hair used to be a popular material in [...]

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