hair pin

Hairpin, sawkahrong. Type used by men and women. Pointed bamboo pin, lacquered in black along half its length, with rows of white and grey lozenges interspersed with red dots.

Line drawings of hairpins in this style, in N.E.Parry 1932 The Lakhers London: Macmillan p40 `bamboo lacquered hairpins used by men and women sawkahrong’ See description of hairpins in N.E.Parry 1932 The Lakhers London: Macmillan, pp33 and 39.

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