A NATURALIST'S WANDERINGS
and white patchwork band, was allowed to hang loose to the shoulders ; or it was done up in a frizzed mop, different, however, from the unravellable matted wisp seen on the Papuans
COIFFURES OF THE NATIVES OF TIMOll-LAUT.
of Macluer Inlet in New Guinea, or among the Aru Islanders. Their coiffure seems to depend on the kind of hair, straight or frizzled, that Nature has given them ; when frizzled it is
arranged in a mop, and when straight it is combed out and crimped with the instrument shown on page 309, to hang down the back in a a cataract.a The arranging of their hair is one of their most enjoyed occupations, and the vanity with whicn