Peasant in traditional Bavarian costume from Dachau, 1860.

German Dachau Bavaria clothing. Traditional German national costume. Deutsche Trachten. Altbayerisches Dirndl.

Peasant from Dachau Bavaria

Peasant in traditional Bavarian costume from Dachau, 1860.

Allemagne (Baviére) Nº4 Paysan de Dachau

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

Note:  Traditional German folk costumes from around Ulm, Baden Wurttemberg.

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