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The Sawanoi Museum of Traditional Japanese Hair Ornaments in the western suburbs of Tokyo will hold a three-day event Sept. 8-10 commemorating Kushi no Hi (Comb Day). Stores and institutions with connections to combs and hair ornaments usually organize a variety of events on Sept. 4, as the numerals 9 and 4 can be read together as kushi in Japanese.

The museum, based on a collection by Tomoko Okazaki, houses more than 4,000 items, dating from the Edo Period to the Showa Era, of which some 400 are on display.

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