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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Wedding couple from Valais Lötschental. Switzerland national costumes. The Swiss national costumes of XVII – XIX century originals. Original recordings from the Swiss costume festival, Zurich 14 March 1896. Gallery: Swiss… Read More
Women from the canton of Valais. Switzerland national costumes 1865. Gallery: Costumes Suisses des 22 cantons. Dessiné par Louis Lassalle, illustrator. S. Morel; Imprimerie Lemercier, Geneve; Paris, 1865.
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Folk costumes of Women from Valais Val d’ Hérens. The Swiss national costumes of XVII – XIX century originals. Original recordings from the Swiss costume festival, Zurich 14 March 1896. Gallery:… Read More
People from Zug, Glarus, Valais. 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.
[su_note note_color=”#e3fdbf”] Ecclesiastical Dress. Canon Regular of Saint Maurice of Agaune, Switzerland, 5th Century. [/su_note] Saint Maurice was the Celtic Acauno place on the Upper Rhone Valley, which was expanded by… Read More
People from Canton of Valais. Switzerland national costumes 1815. Gallery: Swiss national costumes.