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Vintage Japanese kanzashi comb hairpin geisha mother of pearl effect hair accessories

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A STRIKING VINTAGE ASSYMETRIC JAPANESE KANZASHI HAIR COMB IN MOTHER OF PEARL EFFECT RESIN EFFECT WITH FAUX PEARL EMBELLISHMENT

This sale is for a beautiful kanzashi style hairpin made from upcycled parts from a vintage Japanese geisha set.

SIZE: 5 x 3½ ins (13 x 7.5 cms)

DESCRIPTION:

This sale is for a beautiful kanzashi style hairpin made from upcycled parts from a vintage Japanese geisha set.

The assemply has been built up in layers resulting in a dramatic three dimensional effect.

FURTHER INFORMATION:

The final picture is taken from a book on Japanese hairdressing with similar hair accessories and how they were worn.

Such ornaments represent a link with traditional forms in Japanese hair accessories which have been used for many hundreds of years before Western styles began to supplant traditional forms.


FURTHER DOWNLOADABLE INFORMATION ON VINTAGE HAIR COMBS, HAIRDRESSING AND COSTUME CAN BE FOUND IN MY ARCHIVE HERE:-

http://www.haircomb.co.uk/Haircombs.html

PLEASE NOTE: This link is “Etsy legal” and leads only to an archive with no merchandise for sale.

Find vintage fabrics and jewelry in our other shop:-

http://www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsLairVintage

Vintage Japanese kanzashi comb hairpin geisha mother of pearl effect hair accessories

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1970s
  • Materials: celluloid, rhinestones, metal
  • Ships worldwide from United Kingdom
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