Curling Iron Tongs (c.1920)

Curling Iron Tongs (c.1920)

Artifact



1966.8.3
circa 1920
Metal curling tongs with wooden handles. The tongs open when the handle is squeezed, and hair is wrapped around the metal rod and kept in place with a metal half-tube when the handles are released. The handles can also fold back on the instrument.
Metal; Wood
Personal Artefacts, Toilet Article, Iron, Curling