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Aigrettes

Scope note

Upright plumes of feathers of an egret or heron arranged as a hair ornament. Also, similar jeweled ornaments in the shape of feathers, especially those worn on the head.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000210466

Broader Terms used

hair ornaments

Term used for

aigrets
egrets

Equivalent Terms used

aigrette

Created

12yrs ago

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