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Hair ornament

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1938 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass beads and pastes, plastic

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Frieda Valentine

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Hair ornament consisting of red and green glass beads and pastes in rectangular band of gilt metal, mounted on two clear plastic combs.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)


1938 (made)


Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Glass beads and pastes, plastic

Descriptive line

Glass bead hair ornament, designed by Schiaparelli, Paris, 1938.


Beads; Paste (glass); Plastic


Hats & headwear; Jewellery; Accessories; Evening wear; Fashion

Production Type

Haute couture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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