1896M.A. Carey-HobsonAt Home in Tvl 359It does seem a pity that a good-looking fellow like you should be dangling after..a great, ugly Dutch Boer vrouw.
1920R.Y. StormbergMrs Pieter de Bruyn 5Two or three months’ cooling down of my bridal exuberance at last sees me solidifying into a staid young Boer vrouw.
1940F.B. YoungCity of Gold 22‘My husband, of course, is English...But I am pure Dutch — a regular Boer vrou.’
1943L. SowdenUnion of S. Afr. 148She remained, and was proud to remain, a Boere vrou (Boer woman) like her ancestors. And there is still more of the Boere vrou in her than of the scholar or the statesman’s wife.
1948V.M. FitzroyCabbages & Cream 157What she did wear in the garden, if it was hot, was a large and shapeless Boerevrou sun-bonnet.
1955V.M. FitzroyDark Bright Land 122The boerevrouwen were plainly dressed, and elaborately capped; their sunbonnets, handmade of linen or lawn, were most intricately tucked, ruffled, and embroidered.
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