The hood resting on the edge of her chignon formed a kind of Phrygian cap.
She was thinking abruptly, unhappily, about that chignon she had bought yesterday.
Dotty was giving an extra touch to her chignon, and Prudy trying on her cap.
Mrs. Tripp tossed her chignon and descended a step of the stairs.
Some deal in human hair, which is used by native females as a chignon.