Go Powder Me Puff . . . . Um, I Mean Puff Me Wig!

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In the kitchen at home.  When you’re late and in a rush and grabbing a cup of coffee on the run, the vintage scale with weights and copper plates makes a good wig-stand for the powdered wig – at least temporarily.

 . . . . of course, things have been modified now and the wigs are now not powdered or puffed.

 

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Want a lawyer’s wig?

 

Over-Powdered

Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images
CIRCA 1750, A POLITICAL CARTOON ENTITLED ‘THE ENGLISH LADY IN PARIS, AN ESSAY ON PUFFING BY LOUIS LE GRANDE’, SHOWING A SEATED OLD LADY HAVING HER WIG POWDERED BY A NASTY LOOKING FRENCHMAN. (PHOTO BY HULTON ARCHIVE/GETTY IMAGES)
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