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veiling       LUcat Search catalogue 407539786

Scope note
Practice of covering (part of) the head or face with a hanging cloth, typically as a token of religion or religious respect. Especially associated with women.

Used for
head scarves
headscarves
hijab
niqab
veils

Broader terms
female dress

Subject category
05.05.01 CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS

Indexing history
Added 2016



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