Farr, Francine
June 1983
Ornament;Jun83, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p12
The article reports on the braid styles among Afro-Americans in Los Angeles, California. Braids can be considered as ornaments among such kind of people as they are expressions of one's culture and affiliation. Such accessory is also used by activists as expression of their ideologies. The attributes and characteristics of such hairdress are discussed.


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