A unique 1830’s false front hair piece that comes in its original box. The hairpiece war worn by Mrs. Warren Birds. Her name and information on how she wore it is written on the bottom of the box. According to the note the piece was worn with a day cap and a large bonnet of the time period. The light brown hair has an auburn tinge. It is attached to netting and has a tie back closure.
Evening dress, 1855-1860, British, silk and linen. From the shoulder to hem 136.5 cm. Lovely and elegant mantle-style bodice with sculpting and trim repeated on the flounces. From the Leeds Museums and Galleries Collections.