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  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Human hair on lace netting

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jennifer Aylmer Jones MBE

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This wig was worn by Sir Felix Aylmer in an unidentified production. Most wigs for the stage are made from human or animal hair, knotted into a net base. These materials are flexible and comfortable to wear under hot stage lighting.

Physical description

Wig worn by Felix Aylmer, made from fair-grey human hair, hooked into a hand-made lace wig cap. The hair is sparse on the top of the wig to create a balding effect.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. early 20th century (made)


Unknown (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Human hair on lace netting

Descriptive line

Wig worn in unidentified productions by Felix Aylmer


Human hair; Netting




Entertainment & Leisure; Costumes


Theatre and Performance Collection

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