Agujas is a type of accessory used to pin mantilla or veils to the hair. These accessories have coiled and texture parts to keep the veils in place. Agujas is used also as a decoration to the hair. Usually it has gold, silver, and pearls as designs.
Ang Agujas ay isang aksesorya pang-buhok na ginagamit sa mga mantilla at belo na may palamuting ginto, pilak, o perlas.
Source: Gonzales, G., Higgins, Mark. (2015). “Fashionable Filipinas: An Evolution of the Philippine National Dress in Photographs 1860-1960”. Slim’s Legacy Project Inc. Suyen Corporation Inc.
This project is in line with the observance of 2021 Year of Filipino Pre-Colonial Ancestors (YFPCA), by virtue of Proclamation No. 1128, s. 2021.
Sa pamamagitan ng Museo ng Muntinlupa at UP College of Home Economics Costume Museum, ang glosaryong ito ay magtatampok ng iba’t ibang kasuotang Pilipino, magmula sa aksesorya ng ulo hanggang sa saplot sa paa.
Art by Andrei Mendiola
Graphics by Xena Cabahug
Research by China Ho, Dan Racca, and Sophia Luces
Text by Angelene Payte
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