Woman from Saint Colomban des Villards, Savoie

Poichoir Fashion Print. Traditional French national costumes. Woman folk dress from Saint Colomban des Villards, Savoie

Woman from Saint Colomban des Villards, Savoie

Women`s folk clothing from Saint Colomban des Villards, Savoie.

Costumes Nationaux by Lepage Medvey, Editions Hyperion, 1939.

Gallery: Traditional French national costumes
Note:  Woman with wide-brimmed hat. Peoples of Mont Cenis in 1821.

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