R. Ackermann's Repository of Fashions: Containing Elegant Coloured Engravings, with Descriptions of Fashionable Female Costumes, English and French

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Published at R. Ackermann's, 1829 - Fashion
 

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Page 45 - ... met people travelling, women on horseback wearing the curious horn, which is fixed on the front of the head, and fastened behind. This tantur, or horn, is made of tin silver, or gold, according to the rank or wealth of the wearer. Some are a yard long, shaped like a speaking-trumpet. It rises from the forehead, and is fastened at the back of the head by a band. A large veil is thrown over it, and falls down the sides of the head and shoulders. It is usually worn only by married women ; but I...

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