An Art Deco style hair comb signed by famous millinery designer Philip Treacy
CONDITION: good vintage condition
SIZE: 4 ins h x 3 ins w (10 x 7.5 cm)
Here is a fan shaped comb in acrylic resin with a distinctive Art Deco look. The comb is signed on the back by Philip Treacy who designed the headdress worn by Camilla Duchess of Cornwall for her wedding to Charles, Prince of Wales
Philip Treacy is one of the most extraordinary hat and headpiece designers of our time. His handmade creations are a feat of craftsmanship, displaying flair and imagination. He has designed to a wide range of public figures and celebrities including Lady Gaga, Madonna, Joan Collins and members of the British royal family.
He is best known for his gravity defying sculptures and surreal extravagances which have a habit of provoking fashion writers to new adjectival heights. However he has also designed more modest and wearable fascinators and hair combs.
The final illustration shows a selection of sitters wearing similar ornaments and is taken from contemporary sources of the late 20th century.
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