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Wig worn by Larry Harmon in the role of Bozo Clown

Physical Description:
rubber (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 in x 15 in; 53.34 cm x 38.1 cm
Object Name:
wig
Date made:
ca 1940 - 1959
Subject:
Television  Search this
Children's television programs  Search this
Clowns  Search this
Credit Line:
Larry Harmon
ID Number:
1984.0788.01
Accession number:
1984.0788
Catalog number:
1984.0788.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-5e0a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_681302
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Wig worn by Harpo Marx

User:
Marx, Harpo  Search this
Maker:
Venicelon of Italy  Search this
Physical Description:
"gold", yellowish (overall color)
vinyon (overal material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in; x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
wig
Place made:
Italy
Location where used:
United States: California, Beverly Hills
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Julius H. "Groucho" Marx (through Arlene M. Breitbart)
ID Number:
1987.0588.26
Accession number:
1987.0588
Catalog number:
1987.0588.26
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-e331-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_682859
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Wig owned by Groucho Marx

User:
Marx, Groucho  Search this
Physical Description:
black (overall color)
modacrylic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in; x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
wig
Location where used:
United States: California, Beverly Hills
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Julius H. "Groucho" Marx (through Arlene M. Breitbart)
ID Number:
1987.0588.27
Accession number:
1987.0588
Catalog number:
1987.0588.27
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-63a5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_682860

Wig worn by Ray Bolger in the role of the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz

User:
Bolger, Ray  Search this
Designer:
Adrian  Search this
Physical Description:
straw (overall material)
Object Name:
wig
Date made:
1939
Subject:
Wizard of Oz  Search this
Movie  Search this
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gwendolyn R. Bolger
ID Number:
1987.0608.10
Accession number:
1987.0608
Catalog number:
1987.0608.10
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Movie Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-99c3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1349780

Wig worn by Joel Grey as the Emcee in Cabaret

Wearer:
Grey, Joel  Search this
Physical Description:
hair, human (overall material)
netting (overall material)
metal (pins material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 8 in; 35.56 cm x 20.32 cm
down the part: 14 in; 35.56 cm
from each sideburn: 8 in; 20.32 cm
Object Name:
wig
Date made:
around 1987
Subject:
Musical Theater  Search this
Credit Line:
Barry and Fran Weissler
ID Number:
1989.0375.03
Accession number:
1989.0375
Catalog number:
1989.0375.03
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-454a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1390875

Wig, worn by Ella Fitzgerald

User:
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Manufacturer:
Vinyon Stereo  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in x 7 in; 26.035 cm x 21.59 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
wig
Credit Line:
Fitzgerald 1989 Trust (through Richard D. Rosman)
ID Number:
1996.0342.022
Accession number:
1996.0342
Catalog number:
1996.0342.022
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-0020-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1190772
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Wig, worn by Ella Fitzgerald

User:
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Manufacturer:
Adolfo  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 10 in x 7 in; 17.78 cm x 25.4 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
wig
Credit Line:
Fitzgerald 1989 Trust (through Richard D. Rosman)
ID Number:
1996.0342.023
Accession number:
1996.0342
Catalog number:
1996.0342.023
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-5af3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1190773
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Wig from Mistoffelees costume used in the musical Cats

Designer:
Napier, John  Search this
Napier, John  Search this
Physical Description:
fiber, synthetic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27 cm x 50.8 cm; 10 5/8 in x 20 in
Object Name:
Wig
Date made:
1982-2000
Subject:
Musical Theater  Search this
ID Number:
2000.0219.01.01
Catalog number:
2000.0219.01.01
Accession number:
2000.0219
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-7e26-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1191009
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Wig from Bombalurina costume used in the musical Cats

Designer:
Napier, John  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 33 cm x 45.7 cm; 13 in x 18 in
Object Name:
Wig
wig, worn by Marlene Danielle as Bobalurina in broadway show "Cats"
wig
Date made:
1982-2000
Subject:
Musical Theater  Search this
ID Number:
2000.0219.02.01
Catalog number:
2000.0219.02.01
Accession number:
2000.0219
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-4fa6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1191015

Wig from Grizabella costume used in the musical Cats

Designer:
Napier, John  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 22.8 cm x 43.2 cm; 9 in x 17 in
Object Name:
Wig
wig, part of Grizabella costume from broadway show, Cats
wig
Date made:
1982-2000
Subject:
Musical Theater  Search this
ID Number:
2000.0219.03.01
Accession number:
2000.0219
Catalog number:
2000.0219.03.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-4fa7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1191022

Wig from Rum Tum Tugger costume used in the musical Cats

Designer:
Napier, John  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 40.6 cm x 50.8 cm; 16 in x 20 in
Object Name:
Wig
wig, worn by Rum Tug Tigger in boradway show Cats
wig, part of costume worn by Rum Tug Tigger in boradway show Cats
wig, part of Rum Tug Tigger costume worn in Broadway show Cats
wig, part of Rum Tug Tugger costume worn in Broadway show Cats
wig,
wig
Date made:
1982-2000
Subject:
Musical Theater  Search this
ID Number:
2000.0219.04.01
Accession number:
2000.0219
Catalog number:
2000.0219.04.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-988e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1191030

Fright wig worn by Phyllis Diller

Physical Description:
synthetic fibers (overall material)
kanekalon (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 14 in x 5 in; 43.18 cm x 35.56 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
Wig
Place made:
Japan
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.11
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.11
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Phyllis Diller
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-bc03-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218435
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Wig "Now Born Free"

Measurements:
overall: 12 1/2 in x 7 in x 8 in; 31.75 cm x 17.78 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
Wig
Credit Line:
Gift of the Celia Cruz Estate courtesy of the Celia Cruz Legacy Project
ID Number:
2016.0032.055
Accession number:
2016.0032
Catalog number:
2016.0032.055
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca783c4-2d14-7e84-e053-15f76fa05eb7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1271462

Wig "Spectrum"

Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 12 in x 7 in; 25.4 cm x 30.48 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
wig
Credit Line:
Gift of the Celia Cruz Estate courtesy of the Celia Cruz Legacy Project
ID Number:
2016.0032.053
Accession number:
-
2016.0032
Catalog number:
2016.0032.053
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca783c4-2d16-7e84-e053-15f76fa05eb7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1271464

Wig "Ebonnie"

Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 9 in x 10 1/4 in; 20.32 cm x 22.86 cm x 26.035 cm
Object Name:
Wig
Credit Line:
Gift of the Celia Cruz Estate courtesy of the Celia Cruz Legacy Project
ID Number:
2016.0032.054
Accession number:
2016.0032
Catalog number:
2016.0032.054
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca783c4-2d17-7e84-e053-15f76fa05eb7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1271465

Wig "Elura"

Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 12 in x 10 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 30.48 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
wig
Credit Line:
Gift of the Celia Cruz Estate courtesy of the Celia Cruz Legacy Project
ID Number:
2016.0032.050
Accession number:
2016.0032
Catalog number:
2016.0032.050
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4ff3d847f-29e6-4d25-a903-994dfab6175f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2014782

Wig "Look of Life"

Maker:
Kalon, Kane  Search this
Measurements:
overal: 12 in x 8 in x 8 in; 30.48 cm x 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
wig
Credit Line:
Gift of the Celia Cruz Estate courtesy of the Celia Cruz Legacy Project
ID Number:
2016.0032.051
Accession number:
2016.0032
Catalog number:
2016.0032.052
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng492c91586-d837-4e40-9ab9-47d32aeb7980
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2014784

Wig "Private"

Measurements:
overall: 14 1/2 in x 12 in x 15 in; 36.83 cm x 30.48 cm x 38.1 cm
Object Name:
wig
Credit Line:
Gift of the Celia Cruz Estate courtesy of the Celia Cruz Legacy Project
ID Number:
2016.0032.052
Accession number:
2016.0032
Catalog number:
2016.0032.052
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng40287a99d-9bb2-4818-983f-595d00b08aaa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2014786

Wig

Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 20 in x 14 in; 40.64 cm x 50.8 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
wig
Credit Line:
Gift of the Celia Cruz Estate courtesy of the Celia Cruz Legacy Project
ID Number:
2016.0032.062
Accession number:
2016.0032
Catalog number:
2016.0032.062
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4d97d4bd1-6c85-419b-9b22-691d025f18c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2014806

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