Gorale in folk dress from the Tatra Mountains, Hungary.

Hungary traditional national Gorale costume. Franz Lipperheide

Gorale from the Tatra Mountains. Hungary around 1875

Gorale from the Tatra Mountains. Hungary around 1875.

Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.

Note:  Traditional Hungary costumes 1850s.

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