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Veils

Scope note

Thin and lightweight coverings worn over the head or face, and sometimes extending to the shoulders, for ornament, protection, or concealment; also, similar coverings made as component parts of headgear.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

300046128

Broader Terms used

headcloths (headgear)

Narrower Terms used

yashmaks
mantillas

Equivalent Terms used

veil

Created

12yrs ago

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