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Saxon Slawe peasant costume from 1873

Saxon Slawe peasant costume. Traditional German national costume

Saxon Slawe peasant 1873.

Saxon Slawe peasant costume from 1873.

Saxon Slawe peasant at the group houses at the Hungarian Park. Expo Park. 1st May to 2nd November 1873 at Vienna.

Paysanne Saxonne. Groupe des maisons Hongroises du Parc.

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Wendish peasant women in folk dresses of Mark Brandenburg

Mark Brandenburg folk dresses. Traditional German national costume. Franz Lipperheide.

Wendish peasant women from the district Lebus, Mark Brandenburg

Wendish peasant women of the district Lebus, Mark Brandenburg, Germany.

Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.

Fishermen’s wives in folk dresses from the island of Rügen.

Traditional German national costume. Fishermen's wives folk dresses from the island of Rügen.

Fishermen’s wives from Moenchgut of the island of Rügen.

Fishermen’s wives in folk dresses from Moenchgut of the island of Rügen, Germany.

Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.

Peasant woman in folk dress of the Etter Mountain, Thuringia.

German Thuringia traditional peasant woman costume. Franz Lipperheide

Peasant woman in work clothes of the area of the Etter Mountain Thuringia 1875

Peasant woman in work clothes of the area of the Etter Mountain Thuringia 1875

Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.

Traditional Saxony national costume.

Peasant Woman from Wenden and Altenburg. German folk costume. Traditional Saxony national costume. German Ethnic garment.

Peasant Woman from Wenden and Altenburg. Saxony.

Traditional Saxony national costume 1843.

Peasant Woman from Wenden and Altenburg. Saxony. Paysan de Wenden et Femme d’Altenbourg. Saxe.
Gallery: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel  by Auguste Wahlen.

German Sorbian girl in traditional Sorauer costume 1930s

German Sorbian costume. Old lace costumes. Traditonal spreewald clothing

German spreewald costume

German Sorbian, young peasant girl from the Spreewald in traditional Sorauer costume, circa 1930.

Spreewald is made up of the German terms from the river Spree and Forest. The Spreewald is a marsh and river landscape in the east of Germany, west of the Oder River, south of Berlin. The area is famous for its canals and its natural beauty. The inhabitants belong to the ethnicity of the Sorbs or also called Wends, and are West Slavic people. They belong to the German Christianized natives. They still speak their own language.They settled in the country since the sixth century. In the first half of the 6th century AD left their ancestors in the course of their migrations former residential areas north of the Carpathian Mountains between the Oder and the Dnieper and attracted over Silesia and Bohemia to the west, where they reaches in the 6th Century the area between the upper Neisse river in northern Bohemia and the river basin of the Saale populated with the Saxon foothills of the Ore Mountains and the Flaming.