People in costumes from the Cantons of Lucerne and Schwyz.

Traditional Switzerland national costumes. Swiss folk dresses. Clothing from Canton of Lucerne and Schwyz.

Costumes from Lucerne and Schwyz.

People from Lucerne and Schwyz. Switzerland national costumes.

Gallery: Costumes suisses des 22 cantons. Dessinés d’apres nature et lithographiés et coloriées, par Yves Grether.  Paris chez Wild, Èditeur 1860.

Note:  Folk costumes of a Couple with a child of Fribourg, Switzerland.
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