German Mark Brandenburg folk dress.

German Mark Brandenburg folk dress. Traditional German national costume. Deutsche Trachten und Dirndl.

Woman from Mark Brandenburg

German Mark Brandenburg folk dress 1860.

Allemagne Nº8 (Baviére). Jne. Fille de Brandebourg

Gallery: Folk dresses from Norway, Dutch, Germany and Hungaria.

Note:  Traditional Bride costume of Westerland Sylt in 1800.

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