Woman from Canton of Schwyz, knitting. Switzerland national costumes 1815.

Traditional Switzerland national costume. Swiss folk costume. Clothing Canton of Schwyz

Woman from Canton of Schwyz, knitting.

Woman from Canton of Schwyz, knitting. Switzerland national costumes 1815.

Gallery: Swiss national costumes.

Note:  Bouquetière Berne. Costume suisse. Flower seller.

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