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Title: Hair tie

Accession Number: 2005.34.330
Category: CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES
Type: Hair decoration
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Materials: plastic; elastic; copper
Description: Hair decoration; Hair tie; from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); most likely a hair tie used for decoration, small, two curved pieces of black plastic with copper colored detailing, connected to each other by two strands of elastic on either end; elastic held in place by copper endpieces; piece has lost elasticity; possibly decoration for a bun hairstyle; printed on one copper piece "PAT".

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