Costume Sergeant Swiss Guard of the Pope

Sergeant Swiss Guard of the Pope. Traditional Swiss national costumes. Switzerland Ethnic garment.

Sergeant Swiss Guard of the Pope.

Costume Sergeant Swiss Guard of the Pope 1834.

Sergent Suisse de la Garde du Pape. Gallery: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel  by Auguste Wahlen.

Note:  Women in the costumes from the Canton of Solothurn.

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