Lucrezia Borgia’s Hair Reliquary

I can’t find any lengthy articles about this particular piece, but here we have a reliquary of Lucrezia Borgia’s hair, created in the 1920’s.

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It’s a pretty fantastic piece (which reminds me of today’s steampunk sculptures…but clearly precedes them by many decades). She’s got quite a lovely natural hair color. Most women need to get that out of a bottle.

It’s worth reading the bio, as Lucrezia Borgia is shrouded in all manner of scandalous allegations.

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2 Responses to “Lucrezia Borgia’s Hair Reliquary”

  1. So true about the steampunk look. I can’t help but feel that simply HAS to spin around and light up!

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