Ohio Memory has published a new post, “Tender Remembrance: The Art of Victorian Hairwork”
Near the end of the 19th century, a female member of the Loffer family of Degraff, Ohio, crafted a family heirloom, a piece of art that memorialized those loved ones who had died. It included representations of each family member, with space in the center to focus on whoever had passed away most recently. Her primary medium: human hair. […]
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Tender Remembrance: The Art of Victorian Hairwork
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