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.
But they had no handkerchiefs, either.
From all the windows of the streets through which he rode, rugs, flags, and his monogram were displayed, and the Polish ladies, welcoming him, waved their handkerchiefs to him.
They marched with handkerchiefs tied over their noses and mouths.