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Powder puff and box

Powder puff and box

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1920s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    satin, celluloid, marabou feathers, card

  • Museum number:

    T.1656:1 to 3-2017

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Powder puff in cardboard box, the puff of red marabou feathers mounted on red gathered satin with a handle in the form of a laughing Pierrot's head with a moulded red ruff.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, made)

Date

1920s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

satin, celluloid, marabou feathers, card

Descriptive line

1920s powder puff. Red satin with red marabou feather puff, the handle formed of a celluloid Pierrot's head with skull cap and ruff. Original red and white striped box with pompon

Materials

Marabou; Satin; Celluloid; Card

Techniques

Moulding

Categories

Personal accessories; Make-up

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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