Mourning costumes from Hindeloopen on the Zuiderzee, province Friesland.
VILLAGE OF HINDELOOPEN
Old couple. The woman wears the mourning coat which shows by the absence of red in its drawing. Same remark for the decoration of the furniture. Blue is mourning.
Source: Traditional Netherlands Costumes by Gratiane de Gardilanne and Elizabeth Whitney Moffatt; Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London 1912.