Woman in winter costume from Montafun, Vorarlberg.

Traditional Austria national costume. Montafun, Vorarlberg woman folk dress. Franz Lipperheide

Woman in winter costume from Montafun, Vorarlberg.

Woman in winter costume from Montafun, Vorarlberg 1875.

Traditional Austrian folk dress.

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

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