15), the handkerchiefs or aprons off Paul's body (ibid.
There are three principal varieties: sinamay, which is made from selected hemp fibres and is worn by both men and women; jusi, which is made from a mixture of hemp and pineapple-plant fibres with or without the addition of some cotton and silk and is used for making women's dresses and men's shirts; pina, which is made from the fibres in the leaf of the pineapple-plant and is used for making women's garments, handkerchiefs and scarfs.
Pocket-handkerchiefs are seldom used, save by the rich or the Tehernis.
The weaving of blankets, handkerchiefs, and cotton and silk cloths constitutes quite an important industry.
But they had no handkerchiefs, either.
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