And above al things they must have their silk scarffes castabout their faces, and fluttering in the winde, with great tassels at every end,either of gold, silver or silk. But i know wherfor they wil say they weare thesescarfes; namely, to keep them from Sunburning;
When they use to ride abrod, they have invisories, or masks, visors made ofvelvet, wherwith they cover all their faces, having holes made in them againsttheir eyes, whereout they look. So that if a man, that knew not their guise before, should chaunce to meet one of them, he would think hee met a monster or a devil; for face hee can see none, but two brode holes against her eyes with glasses in them."
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