Peasant woman of Solothurn, Switzerland.

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Peasant Costume from the Canton of Solothurn, 1840.

Peasant woman of Solothurn 1840.

Woman in the costume of Solothurn, Switzerland. According to an illustration by Paul Gavarni.

Source: Costumes historiques pour travestissements par Paul Gavarni (Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier 1804-1866)

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  Maître d'école. Switzerland teacher in 1690
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