Women’s costumes from the Swiss cantons, Unterwalden, Sankt Gallen, Bern, Valais, Zurich, Zug, Lucerne and Basel.
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Johanes Warth Jaeger von der Abteilung St. Gallen. Switzerland military uniforms 1792-1794.
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Sebastian Huber ensign of St. Fiden the high Principality of St. Gallen Contingent.
Switzerland costumes from Canton Grison and Canton St. Galle, 1860. Gallery: Costumes suisses des 22 cantons. Dessinés d’apres nature et lithographiés et coloriées, par Yves Grether. Paris chez Wild, Èditeur… Read More
Couple with child from the Canton of St. Gallen. Switzerland national costumes. Gallery: Costumes Suisses des 22 cantons. Dessiné par Louis Lassalle, illustrator. S. Morel; Imprimerie Lemercier, Geneve; Paris, 1865.
In the area around the city of St. Gallen, a traditional costume was once worn that still lives on today (1896) in that of the Appenzeller women
Woman from St. Gallen from the former princely land.