Costume Zurich Knonaueramt, Affoltern.

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

Woman from Zurich Knonaueramt

Switzerland national costume. Woman from Zurich Knonaueramt.

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

Die Schweizer Trachten vom XVII – XIX Jahrhundert nach Originalen. Originalaufnahmen vom Schweizer Trachtenfest, Zürich 14. März 1896

Gallery: Swiss national costumes from 1896

Note:  Women in the costume from the canton of Valais.

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