Woman in traditional clothing from Île de Batz Brittany, France.

French traditional clothing, folk, costume, Brittany
Woman from Île de Batz Brittany

Woman from Île de Batz Brittany, France

Source: Costumes Nationaux by Lepage Medvey, Editions Hyperion, 1939.

Illustration, damasks, ornament


Note:  Brittany folk costumes 1843.
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