National Geographic : 1935 Mar
© National Geographic Society HER GILDED HAT SUGGESTS THE LATEST WESTERN MODE This high-caste Newar girl wears her festival finest. Stuck in the top of a metal " tam " are colored glass balls. Around her neck hang red beads and golden amulets, containing holy sayings. Autochromes Lumiere by Martin Hiirlimann NEWAR GIRLS CHOOSEGAY COTTONS FOR EVERYDAY DRESS Custom decrees that each girl child bemarried toabel fruit-always found here-as a symbol that even ifher husband dies she shall not be come a widow.