Man’s comb, sathi. Curved piece of wood, set with a row of projecting bamboo strips on the concave side, and two horizontal reinforcing strips tied on with white cotton near the edge of the comb’s teeth. The wooden handle lacquered in red.
`A lacquered comb (sathi) is worn at the back of the topknotâ€™ (N.E.Parry 1932 The Lakhers London: Macmillan p33). See description of comb use in N.E.Parry 1932 The Lakhers London: Macmillan, p33. See line drawing illustration in N.E.Parry 1932 The Lakhers London: Macmillan p40 `Manâ€™s lacquer comb sathichapawpaâ€™