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Combs (hair ornaments)

Scope note

Combs having three or more teeth and an ornamental upper portion intended to be seen when the teeth are inserted in the hair. NMAHDC

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Broader Terms used

hair ornaments

Narrower Terms used

side combs

Equivalent Terms used

comb (hair ornament)


12yrs ago

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