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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PAYSAN DU CANTON DE BÂLE.
Collection de Costumes Suisses. London 1822.
The costume of women and young girls in the Canton of Schwyz
Swiss Servant costume of Swiss Dairy in the Park 1837. Swiss Servant of Swiss Dairy in the Expo Park Vienne 1837. Suissesse. Servante de la Laiterie Suisse dans le Parc… Read More
Swiss creamery costume. Switzerland, 19th century. Swiss creamery costume. Switzerland in the Expo Park. 1st May to 2nd November 1873 in Vienna.
Swiss pastry shop costume, 19th century. Costume of the Swiss pastry shop in the Expo Park. 1st May to 2nd November 1873 in Vienna.
Three Swiss girls in traditional costumes. From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind… Read More
French Swiss regiment. Grenadiers in combat (1812).