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Twenties hairstyle  • The Egyptian Bob

from about 1922 to 1926
twenties Egyptian bob hairstyle This variant of the Bob took its name from its similarity to hairstyles seen in Egyptian art, notably the thin straight fringe.
The discovery of Tutenkamun's tomb in 1922 influenced most areas of Art and fashion, especially jewelry.
Other named Bobs:-
Orchid bob
Coconut bob
Moana Bob
Windswept Bob
Brushedback Bob
Charleston Cut
Eton Crop and the more enduring Shingle and its variants.
twenties Egyptian bob hairstyle
All the bobbed hairstyles you will see will be hybrids of these named styles. Every woman used her own taste.

Photographs: Left Laurence above right by Norman Taylor of Oxford