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94/78/1 Wig, The Beatles, moulded plastic, maker unknown, place of production unknown, 1963-1964. Click to enlarge.

The Beatles wig

Made
  • 1963-1964
Wig with hair shafts made of black plastic, moulded into a 'Beatles' type hairstyle. The wig has a long fringe, with the back and sides the same length (just below the ears). Made to fit numerous head sizes, the wig has the appearance of freshly combed hair.

Summary

Object No.

94/78/1

Object Statement

Wig, The Beatles, moulded plastic, maker unknown, place of production unknown, 1963-1964

Physical Description

Wig with hair shafts made of black plastic, moulded into a 'Beatles' type hairstyle. The wig has a long fringe, with the back and sides the same length (just below the ears). Made to fit numerous head sizes, the wig has the appearance of freshly combed hair.

Marks

No marks.

Dimensions

Height

175 mm

Width

170 mm

Depth

230 mm

Production

Made

  • 1963-1964

Notes

The maker of the wig is unknown.

History

Notes

The wig was bought at auction from Days Gone By collectibles, 21 Nov 1993, lot 182.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1994

Acquisition Date

23 March 1994

Cite this Object

Harvard

The Beatles wig 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 21 September 2021, <https://ma.as/141859>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/141859 |title=The Beatles wig |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=21 September 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

Incomplete

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