National Geographic : 1942 Jun
Madagascar: Mystery Island 817 To Win a Malagasy Girl, Give Her a Beautiful Handle for Her Sunshade Most prized feminine possessions are parasols, which substitute for hats. Women carry them in any kind of weather and long after the sun has set. Many have costly ivory handles inlaid with gold and silver. F. L. Peterson With Pride the Hova Lacemaker Displays Her Handiwork In her sidewalk store, a wicker basket, she carries stock ranging in size from this large bedspread to pieces no bigger than a half dollar. Missionaries taught lacemaking to the cultured Hovas.