Traditional Saxony national costume.

Peasant Woman from Wenden and Altenburg. German folk costume. Traditional Saxony national costume. German Ethnic garment.

Peasant Woman from Wenden and Altenburg. Saxony.

Traditional Saxony national costume 1843.

Peasant Woman from Wenden and Altenburg. Saxony. Paysan de Wenden et Femme d’Altenbourg. Saxe.
Gallery: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel  by Auguste Wahlen.

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