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Curling Iron - Hair curling tongs

From the Collection of Greensborough Historical Society 34 Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty Lower Plenty Victoria

Description
Steel curling tongs, green plastic covered handles . Hair fragments attached.
Size
28.5 cm long
Object Registration
7072
Keywords
hair curling tongs, curling irons, hair care equipment
Historical information
Hair curling tongs were used in homes and hairdressers to add curl to hair. These appear to be heated over a flame then applied to hair.
When Made
1960s
Last updated
2 Feb 2020 at 4:31PM