Lock of Mary Pickford’s hair in wooden display box
Start Price:2,000.00 USD
Estimated At:2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD
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SOLD at 2011 Jun 18 @ 12:23UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Lock of Mary Pickford’s hair in wooden display box. Lock of Mary Pickford’s blonde hair measuring approximately 3 in. long and housed in a custom sealed wooden display box with glass-covered window. Mounted inside the lid is a color print of Pickfair. In 1928, in the wake of her mother’s death, Pickford cuts her famous curls in front of journalists. Her hair was a symbol of female virtue and the story created a sensation, making the front page of The New York Times and other newspapers. Includes a length of blond curls from Pickford’s wig. Box measures 8 ¾ in. x 6 ¾ in. x 2 ½ in. Provenance: Estate of Mary Pickford.