Traditional Sweden Finland costumes 1843.

Traditional Sweden Woman Dress. Traditional Finland national costume. Scandinavian ethnic costumes

Woman from Torna Hällestad, Sweden. Man from Helsinki, Finland.

Traditional Sweden Finland costumes 1843.

Woman from Torna Hällestad, Sweden. Man from Helsinki, Finland. Femme de Torna-Harad Scanie. Paysan de Jerfso Helsingie.

Gallery: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel  by Auguste Wahlen.

Note:  Textile techniques of Swedish peasant art-weavings.

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