National Geographic : 1937 Dec
Photograph by Siukee Mack "READY-MADES" AND PIECE GOODS IN BARGAIN ROW Such open shops, with sport and house-dress styles displayed on racks like an American mark-down sale, cluster along one Canton street. The salesgirl wears a Western dress; the young customers cling to a modified garb with con ventional high-collared tunic and the modern slit below the knee. Photograph byT.C.Lau MOTHER'S HAIR KNOT MAKES ACANOPY FOR BABY This foot-long bun projecting from the back ofher head ispeculiar to the peasant women a few miles north ofCanton. While lugging loads inbaskets to market, as here, or whenworking inthe fields, mothers often carry their youngsters cradled in such rumble-seat slings.