HIGHLAND BEAUTY UNADORNED
Sinhalese women of the highlands generally wear a single coloured cloth.
With their brilliant eyes, white teeth, long glossy black hair, usually
coiled firmly behind their heads, and gentle manners, they are a most
BLITHE MAIDENHOOD IN CEYLON
The comboy, or long skirt, is worn by men and women alike. Sinhalese
women delight in jewellery, and it is no uncommon sight to see bangles on
both arms and ankles, and rings on their fingers and toes