Female of Turin. Italy folk costume in 1821.

Italian traditional national costume. Torino, Turin folk clothing

Female of Turin 1821

Costume of Turin.

AT Turin the dress of the females is very remarkable.
The elaborate and various forms of their caps are singular and picturesque. The one here given is more common than any other, and at a distance has a particularly striking appearance, resembling a plumed helmet. The features of the face are also different from most of their country women, appearing to combine the Swiss and Italian characteristics.

“Sketches Illustrative of the Manners and Costumes of France, Switzerland and Italy.” Illustrations by Richard Bridgens. Text by J.W. Polidori London. Baldwin, Cradock & Joy. 1821.

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