A few nice women wear scarf images I found:
Image from page 299 of “Nine years in Nipon. Sketches of Japanese life and manners” (1888)
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Title: Nine years in Nipon. Sketches of Japanese life and manners
Year: 1888 (1880s)
Authors: Faulds, Henry, 1843-1930
Publisher: Boston, Cupples & Hurd
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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atery grave. I have already described the clogs, sandals, and pattens in commonuse. Hats are not much wornby the better class in ordinaryweather. The above is a com-cane Hat. 10^ form, but there are many varieties, and felt hats are now greatly worn. Woollen underclothing and knitted scarfs bid fair tobecome of universal necessity in winter, and as sheepcannot be got to thrive there would seem to be promiseof a growing trade in such materials. Marriage is usually arranged by consultation with therelatives, but love affairs of a spontaneous kind form alarge element in the romance literature of Japan. Thereis an old pine tree in Tokio where betrothals are wont tobe made. After the relatives have formally agreed, pre-sents are made publicly, and then, as in China, certainsymbolic acts of eating and drinking are gone through,after which domestic duties begin. The wife owes filialallegiance of a very severe kind to the mother-in-law.Occasionally, as in India—and in certain high strata of
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Japanese Manners and Customs. 287 English society—children are appointed by the relativesfrom birth to marry each other. According to a correspondent of the Japan Gazette(April 3, 1878), if a woman is unfaithful to her husbandshe is made to stand before the house with her arms tiedin front of her and her head shaven, while an inscribed
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