Calabria peasant in 1843. Costume Traditionnel Paysan Calabrais.

Calabria, folk, costume, Paysan Calabrais, costumi tradizionali
Calabrian peasant.

Calabria folk costume. Peasant 1843.

Costume Traditionnel Paysan Calabrais. Traditional Italy national costumes. 

Source: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel  by Auguste Wahlen.

Note:  Bouquetières. Flower seller in Florence. Journey through Italy, 1840.

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