A few nice wearing cashmere knitted scarf images I found:
bias stripes & Stripes
Image by staceyjoy
my longboy. sigh. Two minutes later he knocked over a big glass vase. crash and glass everywhere… Another bias experiment, I’m keeping this one. It’s been a really long time since I made myself something to wear! cashmere/merino and peruvian wool.
Image from page 236 of “The world through a woman’s eyes” (1896)
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Title: The world through a woman’s eyes
Year: 1896 (1890s)
Authors: Ackermann, Jessie A
Publisher: Chicago : [s.n.]
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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This necessitates a servant, and endlesstrouble in making your needs known. But finallythe great plains were crossed, and I reached Peshawarat the gateway to Afghanistan. This is a very curi-ous city, unlike any other place in India. The oldcity is surrounded by a high wall with sixteen gates,all of which are closed by nine oclock, after whichno one is admitted without countersigns and pass-words. Within the walls of this city there are only fourwhite people ; these are all young women from Eng-land in charge of the Womans Hospital. Theirhouse is surrounded by walls about forty feet high,and the gateway is guarded by armed sepoys. Inleaving the hospital to drive, walk, or visit a patient,the young ladies always go under escort. I went tothe top of the house to view the city and surround-ings. The houses are peculiar to this place—builtof sun-dried bricks and plastered over with mud.Around the top of each house is built lattice-work,through which the women of the family may look 234
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%: ^4 INDIA. 237 unseen into the streets below. They bring theirspinning to this place, and in small groups work andchatter the days away. Driving through the city I saw a very different raceof people from those in central and southern India.The city is cosmopolitan, and the frontier people min-gle to an extent unknown in any other part of thecountry. The natives from Cashmere were especiallyinteresting, and their dress was peculiar to them-selves. The season was winter, and somewhat severefor that country, so these people were clad in theirwarmest garments. The outer were made of goat-skin, worn fur side in. The long fur coat reachedalmost to the ankles, and was belted in at the waistwith a knit scarf. Their boots were of heavy leather,loose and baggy at the ankles, with upturned toes.On their heads were cone-shaped skin hats; thesewere also worn hair side in, and the hair hung downover their foreheads like modern bangs. The wholemake-up gave them a very strange appearance. The city
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