victorian hair receiver love

victorian hair receiver

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  • I'm guessing they were actually called "hair receivers," and not "Victorian hair receivers," at the time. Just a guess.

    March 24, 2009

  • You smoothie!

    March 24, 2009

  • Let me construct you the finest rat in the world, darling.

    March 24, 2009

  • It's got to be a better job than deconstructing them, eh?

    March 24, 2009

  • To construct rats?

    March 24, 2009

  • The victorian hair receiver was commonly found on a woman’s vanity. After brushing her hair, she would remove the hair from the brush and place it through the opening of the receiver for storage. Once enough hair had accumulated, it could be used to construct rats, or could be woven or plaited and put into lockets, left visible through cut-glass windows of a brooch or even made into watch chains, bracelets or jewelry. Hair receivers were usually made from ceramic, bronze or crystal.

    March 24, 2009