Maid in Friesland folk costume 1843.

Maid in Friesland folk costume. Traditional Netherlands national costumes. Dutch Ethnic garment.

Maid of Friesland. Netherlands.

Maid in Friesland folk costume 1843.

Demoiselle de la Frise. Pays-Bas. Traditional Netherlands national costume.
Gallery: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel  by Auguste Wahlen.

Note:  Holland Volledan Zuiderzée costume.

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