Tag Archives: Traditional Argentina costume

An Argentine Gaucho in full costume, wearing the chiripa.

Argentine Gaucho, costume, dress, traditional, chiripa,over-trousers, bolas

A Vanishing Figure.

A Vanishing Figure. An Argentine Gaucho 1915.

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Rio de la Plata. Woman from the countryside.

Rio de la Plata. Argentina. Costume. Traditional dress.

Rio de la Plata. Woman from the countryside.

Rio de la Plata. Woman from the countryside. Argentina.

AMÉRIQUE, Femme de la campagne. Rio de la Plata – environ de Buenos Aires, Montévidéo.
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A romantic gaucho playing the guitar.

Argentine Gaucho, costume, dress, traditional, chiripa,over-trousers, bolas

A romantic gaucho playing the guitar.

A romantic gaucho playing the guitar.

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Gaucho from Argentina wearing the traditional chiripá.

Gaucho costume, Argentina. Traditional chiripá.

Traditional Gaucho costume, Argentina.

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