Women’s costumes from the Swiss cantons, Unterwalden, Sankt Gallen, Bern, Valais, Zurich, Zug, Lucerne and Basel.
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Traditional female Swiss costume fashion from the cantons of Bern, Appenzell, Fribourg, Uri, Lucerne, Schwyz and Unterwalden.
Swiss folk costumes from the cantons of Lucerne, Fribourg, Zug, Bern, Schwyz, Schaffhausen and Valais at the beginning of the 19th century.
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Martin Schneider Feldwebel der Grenadier Compagnie Bern.
Bernese Costume 19th century. Traditional Swiss costume. Costumes historiques par Achille Devéria
Fleuriste. Canton of Bern. Switzerland costume. Costumes historiques par Achille Devéria
People from Canton Berne Oerland, 1860. 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.… Read More
Couple from the Canton of Bern. Switzerland national costumes 1865. Gallery: Costumes Suisses des 22 cantons. Dessiné par Louis Lassalle, illustrator. S. Morel; Imprimerie Lemercier, Geneve; Paris, 1865.
Couple from the district of Oberhasli, Canton Bern. Switzerland national costumes 1865. Gallery: Costumes Suisses des 22 cantons. Dessiné par Louis Lassalle, illustrator. S. Morel; Imprimerie Lemercier, Geneve; Paris, 1865.
Folk costume of a Woman from Bern. The Swiss national costumes of XVII – XIX century originals. Original recordings from the Swiss costume festival, Zurich 14 March 1896. Gallery: Swiss national… Read More