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Object ID # 1990.016.012ab
Object Name Roller, Hair
Title Hair-waving Pin
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date 20th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description A metal, two-part, hair waving pin (a&b). It has a thick bent wire component, with a formerly shiny plated finish, that is held in a detachable, formerly shiny silvertone plated metal piece. No maker's mark. It was accompanied with 9 other similar pins.
Makers mark None
Provenance Manufactured by Etna. Might date to the 1920s or 1930s.

Last owned by Ruth McKnight (neé Cruickshank) who grew up on a farm in Keppel Township. Her parents, Robert and Alice Cruickshank, farmed at RR#1, Shallow Lake, Keppel Township, Grey County, and Robert's parents, James Cruickshank and Margaret Cruickshank (neé Hewitson) also farmed there.
Collection Toiletry & Cosmetic Collection
Material Metal/Wire
Dimensions W-1.5 L-9 D-0.4 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Cruickshank, Alice
Subjects Hairdressing