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Fashion Date: Circa 1920-1925.

Hairstyle Description: Her hair is parted on the side then braided into two pigtails. Two large bows are at the end of her pigtails. She does have thin hair judging by the narrow pigtails.

Costume Description: Her totally white costume and her age makes me think this is a religous confirmation photo. The drop waist and simple lines of the dress are very fashionable in this era. The bodice has a V-neck and a satin tie. The length of the dress makes me sway toward the mid 1920s.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitter: None provided

Type of Photo: Regular photo in a folder, Size of image, 4.25" W X 6.5" H

Studio: None provided

Studio Location: None provided

Date: None provided

Other information: None provided

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Disclaimer:The photos located on this website, "A Brush with History: Vintage Hairstyles," are property of The Costume Gallery collection. They may not be reproduced in any manner without written permission from Penny E. Ladnier, owner of The Costume Gallery. The circa dates given for the photos are an educated guess, from analyzing the fashions worn in the photo. When an actual date is provided on the photo, that date will be included in the identification marks section. The location stated by the studio may be a clue as to where this photo was taken. Please take it as a clue. Many photographers traveled to locations and took photographs… meaning that the photo may not have been taken in the same city or town as the address of the studio.

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