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" It is a narrow strip of cotton cloth wrapped many times round, immediately over the forehead. In Bondou, the head is encircled with strings of white beads, and a small plate of gold is worn in the middle of the forehead. In Kasson the ladies decorate... "
Brief History of the Condition of Women: In Various Ages and Nations - Page 248
by Lydia Maria Child - 1845
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction ...

Mungo Park - 1807 - 551 pages
...round, immediately over the forehead. In Bondou the head is encircled with strings of white beads, and a small plate of gold is worn in the middle of the forehead. In Kasson, the ladies decorate their heads in a very tasteful and elegant manner, with white sea-shells....
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed ... in ... 1795, 1796 ...

Mungo Park - 1813 - 261 pages
...round immediately over the forehead. In Bondou the head is encircled with strings of white beads, and a small plate of gold is worn in the middle of the forehead. In Kasson, the ladies decorate their headsin a very tasteful and elegant manner, with white sea-shells....
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the ..., Volume 1

Mungo Park - 1816
...round, immediately over the forehead. In Bondou the head is encircled with strings of white beads, and a small plate of gold is worn in the middle of the forehead. In Kasson, the ladies decorate their heads in a very tasteful and elegant manner, with white sea-shells....
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Africa Described, in Its Ancient and Present State: Including Accounts from ...

Mrs. Hofland (Barbara) - 1828 - 291 pages
...many times round the forehead. In Bondou the head is encircled with strings of white beads, and a K 2 small plate of gold is worn in the middle of the forehead. In Kasson the ladies decorate their heads in a very tasteful and elegant manner with white sea-shells....
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The History of the Condition of Women, in Various Ages and Nations, Volume 1

Lydia Maria Child - 1835 - 306 pages
...bracelets. The Kaffer women wear a cloak made of leopard or calf skins, dressed in such a manner as to be exceedingly soft and pliant. This garment, which is...handkerchief. In some places the hair is raised high by means of a pad, and decorated with an expensive species of coral brought from the Red sea. Among...
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The History of the Condition of Women, in Various Ages and Nations, Volume 1

Lydia Maria Child - 1835
...the person, is never laid aside except in the very hottest weather. They wear no other clothing hut a small apron. It is a singular fact that the Kaffer...of which is covered with a colored handkerchief. In som^ places the hair is raised high by means of a pad, and decorated with an expensive species of coral...
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The Christian Traveller. Western Africa. Being an Account of the Country and ...

1841 - 208 pages
...head-dresses of the women. Thus in some districts the head is encircled with strings of white beads, and a small plate of gold is worn in the middle of the forehead; in others the ladies decorate their hends in a very tasteful and elegant manner, with sea-shells ;...
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