A History of Hairwork, Part 12

March 25, 2010

The hairworking industry was quite strong in the United States, as you’ll find out in A History of Hairwork Part 12…

An excellent example of the popularity of American and French hairwork in the 19th century can be seen in Mark Campbell’s Self Instructor in the art of Hair Work Dressing Hair, Making Curls, Switches, Braids and Hair Jewelry of Every Description (1878), which was published in New York and Chicago and proudly states that it was “compiled from original designs and the latest Parisian patterns”.

The United States evolved their style, following on from the Continent. For every step Europe took, America followed. In 1853, the United States held its own version of the Great Exhibition of 1851 at the Crystal Palace in New York, which had a large quantity of hairwork jewellery. Impressively, a tea and coffee set made by Limherr & Co (located at 577 Broadway), was displayed, made of human hair. This display of innovation is unique in its own right, and exemplifies the skill of the American industry.

Keep Reading!
> Part 1
> Part 2
> Part 3
> Part 4
> Part 5
> Part 6
> Part 7
> Part 8
> Part 9
> Part 10
> Part 11
> Part 12
> Part 13

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