Panama indian native costume. Indian women from Panama balance water jars on their heads with the grace of the ancient Greeks. Illustration by Jo Bartas.
Brazil dance costume. In the night clubs of Rio de Janeiro and other large Brazilian cities, one occasionally sees the Hollywood type of performer, whose exaggerated rhythms and fantastic costume… Read More
The vaquero is generally the mounted cattle herder of Spain. He performs as Charro in Mexico.
Mexican China Poblana dance costume. The China Poblana costume is worn for dancing the Jarabe Tapatío (Mexican Hat Dance), Mexico´s national folk dance. Illustration by Jo Bartas
The peruvian woman´s headdress.
Female from Santísima Trinidad de Huancayo, Peru. The people of Huancayo, in gorgeous rented costumes such as this, annually celebrate the fiesta of their city´s patron saint. Peruvian Indians love fiestas,… Read More
Women with fruits. Venezuela folk dress. Women in Venezuela, as in all other Latin american countries, carry great burdens of fruits or vegetables on their heads. Illustration by Jo Bartas.
Traditional Mexican costumes 1850s. Gallery: Les nations. Album des Costumes De Tous les Pays. Par Alexandre Lacauchie. Paris. Maison Martinet. Haute Cœur frères 41, Rue Vivienne et 146, Rue de Rivoli… Read More
A romantic gaucho playing the guitar.
Traditional Gaucho costume, Argentina.