"This invention consists of a kind of ornament designed to eradicate the unfortunate
effects that the cold, humidity, and other climate influences have
on a hairstyle styled around the head, neck, and shoulders when
exposed, without ruining the appearance of the hairstyle no matter how well adorned
. The main body of the hairstyle guard, decorated with ribbons, pearls, and a veil, is made from wire, wicker, or very thin, lightweight blades of iron and steel, joined together in the middle."