Switzerland costumes from Canton Grison and Canton St. Galle, 1860.

Traditional Switzerland national costumes. Swiss folk dresses. Clothing from Canton Canton Grison and Canton St. Galle

Costumes from Canton Grison and Canton St. Galle

Switzerland costumes from Canton Grison and Canton St. Galle, 1860.

Note:  Winemakers in the costumes from the Canton of Vaud.

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