The article considers the socio-cultural relevance of the Afro Comb during the Black Power Movement, and its legacy in the 21st century. It is the first study to chart the design developments of the Afro comb through design patents. The article extended the studies on black hair culture to include tools.
|Type of Research:||Book Section|
|Additional Information (Publicly available):|
Art and Design History; Black Visual Culture; Material Culture; African Diaspora.
|Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:||RPE|
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > Camberwell College of Arts|
Colleges > Chelsea College of Art and Design
|Deposited By:||Carol Tulloch|
|Deposited On:||26 May 2010 14:52|
|Last Modified:||16 Dec 2013 11:31|