Q: Is a hairpin a long device used to hold a person's hair in place? ¶
Q: Were hairpins worn by all genders? ¶
A: Yes, and they were essential items for everyday hairstyling, mainly for securing and decorating a hair bun.
Q: Are hairpins a single straight pin? ¶
A: Yes, but modern versions are more likely to be constructed from different lengths of wire that are bent in half with a u-shaped end and a few kinks along the two opposite portions.