People from Canton of Geneva.

Geneva, Costumi nazionali svizzeri, Switzerland National Costumes, Suisse Costumes nationaux,
Canton of Geneva.

People from Canton of Geneva.

Switzerland national costumes 1860.

Source:  Dessinés d’apres nature et lithographiés et coloriées, par Yves Grether.

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  Married woman from Hinloopen, Province Friesland.
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