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Image from page 656 of “The uncivilized races of men in all countries of the world; being a comprehensive account of their manners and customs, and of their physical, social, mental, moral and religious characteristics. By Rev. J. G. Wood… With new desi
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Title: The uncivilized races of men in all countries of the world; being a comprehensive account of their manners and customs, and of their physical, social, mental, moral and religious characteristics. By Rev. J. G. Wood… With new designs by Angas, Danby, Wolf, Zwecker… 1871
Year: 1877 (1870s)
Authors: Wood, John George, 1827-1889
Subjects: Ethnology. Manners and customs. Savages
Publisher: J. B. Burr and company
Contributing Library: Brigham Young University-Idaho, David O. McKay Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University-Idaho
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as well as the elaborate tattoo withwhich the women love to decorate everyinch of the body and limbs from the neck tothe tips of the fingers and toes. Below are the portraits of two men. One,a priest, has covered his shaven head with awhite turban, the mark of the iniesthoodamong the Abyssinians, among whom thelaity wear no head covering save theirhigifily-decorated and well-greased locks.The second portrait is the profile view ofa man, and gives a good idea of the cast ofcountenance. The reader may scarcely be-lieve that the Abyssinians have been citedby a certain school of philanthropists asexamples of the intellectual capability of thenegro. Next to the personal appearance of theAbyssinians comes their dress. Varyingslightly in different parts of the country,and changing in some of its details accord-ing to the fashion of the day, the dress of theAijyssinians is essentially the same through-out the kingdom. The principal articles ofdress are trousers, and a large mantle or quarry.
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(2.) ABYSSINIAN HEADS. (See page 642.)(843) THE QUAEEY ANIj THE TEOUSERS. 645 The trousers are of soft cotton, and oftwo kinds, the one descending some threeinches below the knee, and the other termi-nating the same distance above it. Thetrousers are very tight, and an Abyssiniandandy will wear them of so very close a fitthat to get them on is nearly an hourswork. Round the waist is rolled the sash or belt,about one yard in width. This is also ofcotton, and varies in length according tothe fineness of the material. A commonbelt will be about fifteen yards in length,but a very fine one, which only contains thesame amount of material, will be from fiftyto sixty yards long. From thirty to fortyyards is the ordinary length for an Abys-sinian gentlemans belt. It is put on byholding the end with one hand to the side,and getting a friend to spread it with hishands, while the wearer turns round androimd, and so winds himself up in the belt,just as our ofiicers did when the long silksashes wer
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bamboo tattoo with tradition design (Dejavu Tattoo Studio Chiangmai Thailand)
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