Peasant costume from Tyrol Austria 1873. Paysanne du Tyrol.
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Tyrolean peasant costume 1873. Paysanne du Tyrol
The return of the Partisan around Innsbruck. Le return du Partisan environs de Innsbruck.
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Tyrolean butter merchant from Joux Valley. Marchand de beurre. De la vallée de Dux.
Traditional Tyrol 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
Young farmer from Obermais, Merano, South Tyrol 1875. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
Girl folk dress from Schönna near Merano, South Tyrol 1875. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
Woman in winter costume from Montafun, Vorarlberg 1875. Traditional Austrian folk dress. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
Bridesmaid costume from Vorarlberg, Austria 1875 Bridesmaid (Schäppelmeiggi) from Vorarlberg in Montafun, Austria 1875.
Cabbage cutter from Montafun Vorarlberg Austria 1879.