Folk costume of a Woman from Tessin Verzastal.

Traditional Switzerland costume. Swiss folk costume. Clothing Canton of Tessin

Woman from Tessin Verzastal.

Woman from Tessin Verzastal. Switzerland national costume.

The Swiss national costumes of XVII – XIX century originals. Original recordings from the Swiss costume festival, Zurich 14 March 1896.

Gallery: Swiss national costumes from 1896

Note:  Folk costumes of a Wedding couple from Valais Lötschental.

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