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Hair (wig) Curlers

Curlers made out of pipe clay were in common use from the mid seventeenth century and are believed to have been a side-line produced by some pipe makers. We are currently working on this page, so please bear with us while we pull the information together.

hair curlers marked curler
Hair curlers (Robinson Col)
End of curler marked WB

References

Le Cheminant, R., (1978) 'The Development of the Pipeclay Hair Curler - A Preliminary Study' London Archaeologist, 3:7, 187-191.

 

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