Woman from Solothurn in Oltnertracht.

Traditional Switzerland costume. Swiss folk costume. Clothing Canton of Solothurn

Woman from Solothurn in Oltnertracht.

Woman from Solothurn in Oltnertracht. Switzerland national costume.

The Swiss national costumes of XVII – XIX century originals. Original recordings from the Swiss costume festival, Zurich 14 March 1896.

Gallery: Swiss national costumes from 1896

Note:  Man from Schaffhausen Unterklettgau.

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