The items are not for sale; the purpose of the image is to show the difference between how 1st world consumers look at products and what they might mean to other parts of the world. By Cordaid. Designed by Saatchi & Saatchi. Posted by Criatives.
Superb c.1770 Powdered Wig with original wood stand and tin box. Wigs served a purpose but mostly they were a fashion statement, a measure of wealth and class status. Wig wearing was hygienic in nature and they were powdered predominately white or off white. Wigs for both men and women could be colored: violet, blue, pink or yellow. Wig powder was finely ground starch that was scented with orange flower, lavender or orris root.