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" ... When women of distinction go abroad, they put on a scarf, or shawl, made of silk, which they throw around them with much grace and elegance. Women in full dress stain the palms of their hands and their nails of a red colour, and rub their faces with... "
The Asiatic Annual Register, Or, A View of the History of Hindustan, and of ... - Page 77
edited by - 1801
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The Asiatic Annual Register; Or, A View of the History of Hindustan,: And of ...

Biographies, English - 1801
...red colour, for which they ufe a vegetable juice, and ftrew on their befoms powder of fandal v/ood, or of a bark called Sunneka, with which fome rub their...this latter operation gives to their mouths a very unfecmly appearance in the eyes of an European, which is not diminifhed by their being conftantly filled...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

English poetry - 1801
...Dofoms powder of fandal wood, or of a bark called funneka, with .which fome rub their faces. Both rnen and women tinge the edges of their eyelids and their...appearance in the eyes of an European, which is not diminiflied by their being conftantly filled with betel - leaf. Men of rank wear, in common drefs,...
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Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages and Travels from the ..., Volume 4

R. P. Forster - 1818
...juice, and strew on their bosoms powder of sandal wood, or of a bark called xunneka, with which some rub their faces. Both men and women tinge the edges...this latter operation gives to their mouths a very unseemly appearance in the eyes of an European, which is .not diminished by their being constantly...
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An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava in the Year 1795, Volume 2

Michael Symes - British - 1827
...bosoms powder of sandal wood, or of a bark called Sunneka, with which some rub their faces. Both Inen and women tinge the edges of their eyelids and their...This latter operation gives to their mouths a very unseemly appearance in the eyes of an European, which is not diminished by their being constantly filled...
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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
...nails of a red colour, and rub their faces with powder of sandal-wood, or of a bark called sunneka. Both men and women tinge the edges of their eyelids and their teeth with black, which in the latter case gives them a disagreeable appearance. The lower class of females often wear...
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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
...nails of a red colour, and rub their faces with powder of sandal-wood, or of a bark called sunneka. Both men and women tinge the edges of their eyelids and their teeth with black, which in the latter case gives them a disagreeable appearance. The lower class of females often wear...
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The illustrated toilet of fashion, or, Annals of costume, from the earliest ...

Art - 1850 - 64 pages
...nails of a red color, and rnb their faces with powder of sandal-wood, or of a bark called sunneka. Both men and women tinge the edges of their eyelids and their teeth with black, which in the latter _ / ,, j. 11 mi i , Female Costume of the Lower case gives them a disagreeable...
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Godey's Magazine, Volumes 44-45

Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Costume - 1852
...nails of a red color, and rub their faces with jxiwder of sandal-wood, or of a bark called tuniicka. Both men and women tinge the edges of their eyelids and their teeth with black, which in the latter ease gives them a disagreeable appearance. The luwer class of females often wear...
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Godey's Magazine, Volume 45

Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Costume - 1852
...their nails of a red color, and rub their faces with powder of sandal-wood, or of a bark called tmmeka. Both men and women tinge the edges of their eyelids and their teeth with Mack, which in the latter case gives them a disagreeable appearance. The lower class of females often...
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