National Geographic : 1945 Sep
Sherwood L.Washburn Though He Lives Next Door, a North Borneo Malay Sails to His Bride's Home for the Wedding A ceremony like this was observed by the author in front of her home in Netherlands Borneo. "The bridegroom was ushered inbyamany-gonged -orchestra," she relates. "He, too, lived next door to the bride. Having tried hibiscus juice on her lips,- she rushed to my house forareal paint job. She was married in American-made powder, rouge, lipstick, mascara, eye shadow, and nail lacquer."