Costumes from West Friesland.

Netherlands traditional costumes. Women and mens dress.

West Friesland

Traditional Dutch costumes from West Friesland.

Traditional Netherlands Costumes by Gratiane de Gardilanne and Elizabeth Whitney Moffatt; Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London 1912.

Note:  Dutch girls costumes from 1910s.

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