TWENTY YEARS IN TIIE PHILIPPIN KS.
Spanish Metis, or Half-Breeds.
bosom that has never been imprisoned in staj's. Below, and two or three inches from the edge of the chemisette, is attached a variously coloured petticoat of very bright hues. Over this garment, a large and costly silk sash closely encircles the figure, and shows its outline from the waist to the knee. The small and white feet, always naked, are thrust into embroidered slippers, which cover but the extremities. Nothing can be more charming, coquettish, and fascinating, than this . co3tume, which excites in the highest degree the admiration of strangers. The half-breed and Chinese Tagals know so well the effect it produces on the Europeans, that nothing would induce them to alter it.
While on the subject of dress, that of the men is alsoWhile on the subject of dress, that of the men is also