Traditional Peasant girl costume from Ockershausen

raditional Peasant girl costume from Ockershausen Marburg, Electoral Hesse.

Peasant girl from Ockershausen at Marburg, Electoral Hesse.

Traditional Peasant girl costume from Ockershausen Marburg, Electoral Hesse.

Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.

Note:  Member of the French Directoire 1795-1799

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