The History of the Barber Pole
Most people (of a certain age) have seen a barber pole with colorful spiral stripes outside of a barber shop, although most modern salons have discontinued the practice. The history of the barber pole dates back to the late Middle Ages when barbers...
edit]. Antique red and blue striped pole in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. The origin of
the red and white barber pole ...
Jun 25, 2014 ... The barber pole's colors are a legacy of a (thankfully) long-gone era when
people went to barbers not just for a haircut or shave but also f...
Oct 23, 2013 ... Red and white striped, sometimes with a bit of blue, a barber pole ... decreed that
priests and monks, who had a long history of medical and ...
The Origin of the Barber Pole. The symbol of the red and white barber pole is
associated with the barber-surgeons, and evolved from the procedure of ...
Oct 17, 2011 ... The history of the barber's pole is as intertwined with the history of the barber-
surgeons as the red and white stripes that adorn it. The history of ...
Jul 3, 2013 ... Today, red, white and blue barber poles are often found in the United States,
although this may have more to do with the colours of the nation's ...
Jan 15, 2013 ... Blood-stained bandages evolved into iconic modern-day barber pole.
The barber pole has a wonderful and interesting story to tell, and its presence
keeps this story alive. It is the oldest distinguished mark of any profession or craft,
History of The Barber's Pole. The barber's trade is an ancient one. Razors have
been found among relics of the Bronze Age (circa 3500 B.C). Barbering is ...