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Vintage Hair Comb Set From Japan - Kogai and Kushi Set - Early Showa Period ( 1930s - 1940s)

 

JEWELLERY or ACCESSORY DETAILS

Designer or Brand: None

Country of Origin: Japan

Condition: Very Good

Decade: 1930s - 1940s

Era: Vintage ( 1920s - 1980s) Japanese Showa Era

Type: Hair Comb Set - Kushi and Kogai

Material: Faux Tortoiseshell or Becco with Mother of Pearl

Some information about this kind of Vintage Hair Comb set from Japan

Originally, wearing hair accessories of this type was the prerogative of the wives of the Samurai, reflecting the strict feudal system in Japan which prevented those of a lower status from displaying such ornamentation. As time went on however Japanese woman of all classes were allowed to adorn themselves. However, hair ornaments were much more than mere accessories. The comb progressed from a utilitarian object used in the feminine hair do to a highly decorative object. The Japanese, with their inclination to beautify even ordinary every day objects, ensured that hair ornaments became artistic pieces on which craftsmen and artists used their imagination and skills.

£165.00
Vintage Hair Comb Set From Japan - Kogai and Kushi Set - Early Showa Period ( 1930s - 1940s)
Vintage Hair Comb Set From Japan - Kogai and Kushi Set - Early Showa Period ( 1930s - 1940s) Vintage Hair Comb Set From Japan - Kogai and Kushi Set - Early Showa Period ( 1930s - 1940s) Vintage Hair Comb Set From Japan - Kogai and Kushi Set - Early Showa Period ( 1930s - 1940s) Vintage Hair Comb Set From Japan - Kogai and Kushi Set - Early Showa Period ( 1930s - 1940s)

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