A Vanishing Figure. An Argentine Gaucho 1915.
Rio de la Plata. Woman from the countryside. Argentina.
AMÉRIQUE, Femme de la campagne. Rio de la Plata – environ de Buenos Aires, Montévidéo.
A romantic gaucho playing the guitar.
Traditional Gaucho costume, Argentina.
The traditional gaucho costume is characterized by the chiripá, a woven blanket or piece of cloth, which is held in place at the waist by a wide, silver ornamented belt. The chiripá hungs down like an apron over wide baggy trousers,
Illustration by Jo Bartas