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" Java. The king's women and female relations walk out with a profusion of jessamines in their hair, so that the whole head is whitened, and the neck covered with them, and... "
Elements of Useful Knowledge: Containing a Historical and Geographical ... - Page 170
by Noah Webster - 1806 - 294 pages
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Modern Geography: A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States ..., Volume 1

John Pinkerton - Atlases - 1804
...trimmed with various furs. The shoes, or rather slippers, are slight, and unfit for much exercise. The dress of the women differs little from that of the men, the chief distinction being the head-dress; that of the fair sex consisting of a bonnet, like an inverted...
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An account of the kingdom of Caubul and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary ...

Mountstuart Elphinstone (hon.) - 1815
...perhaps worsted fillets rolled round their legs ; and the warriors wear half-boots of white goat-skin. The dress of the women differs little from that of the men, but they have their hair plaited and fastened on the top of their head, and over it a small cap, round...
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Russia

Josiah Conder - Russia - 1825 - 338 pages
...which puts their horses in disorder. As they are almost always on horseback, they are excellent riders. The dress of the women differs little from that of the men ; only their gowns are somewhat longer than the coats of the men, a little ornamented, and bordered...
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Cosmorama: The Manners, Customs, and Costumes of All Nations of the World ...

Jehoshaphat Aspin - Clothing and dress - 1834 - 232 pages
...reindeer, bears, bulls, and sheep, with the hair worn inwards or outwards according to the season. The dress of the women differs little from that of the men ; except that they wear neckerchiefs, short aprons of painted cloth, and rings on their fingers and in their...
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The Chinese Repository, Volume 4

China - 1836
...valued according to the generations they have passed through, or the number of people they have slain. The dress of the women differs little from that of the men, except that they have a finer scarf or salindong than that worn by the men, and lie their hair up much in...
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The Book of Costume: Or, Annals of Fashion: From the Earliest Period to the ...

Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Countess of Wilton - Costume - 1846 - 482 pages
...perhaps worsted fillets, rolled round their legs, and the warriors wear half-boots of white goat-skin. " The dress of the women differs little from that of the men, but they have their hair plaited and fastened on the top of their head, and over it a small cap, round...
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The Book of Costume: Or, Annals of Fashion: From the Earliest Period to the ...

Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Countess of Wilton - Costume - 1846 - 482 pages
...perhaps worsted fillets, rolled round their legs, and the warriors wear half-boots of white goat-skin. " The dress of the women differs little from that of the men, but they have their hair plaited and fastened on the top of their head, and over it a small cap, round...
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A Journey to Katmandu: (the Capital of Nepaul) with the Camp of Jung ...

Laurence Oliphant - Nepal - 1852 - 242 pages
...I did not see in the valley of Katmandu. In the colder months they wear home-spun woollen clothes. The dress of the women differs little from that of the men, except that the coat is longer, resembling a dressing-gown, and a sort of bodice is generally worn beneath...
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a journey to katmandu

laurence oliphant - 1852
...I did not see in the valley of Katmandu. In the colder months they wear home-spun woollen clothes. The dress of the women differs little from that of the men, except that the coat is longer, resembling a dressing-gown, and a sort of bodice is generally worn beneath...
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A Journal of Two Years' Travel in Persia, Ceylon, Etc, Volume 1

Robert B. M. Binning - Iran - 1857
...very large tortoise-shell combs fastened in it, which imparts a peculiarly unmanly look to the wearer. The dress of the women differs little from that of the men ; but they mostly wear a kind of spencer or boddice, with long sleeves — a very ill-contrived garment...
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