Zappatore Sassarese. Field worker from the Sassari area of Sardinia.

Zappatore, Sassarese, Sardaigne, Italian, folk, costume
Zappatore Sassarese (Sardaigne).

Zappatore Sassarese.

Field worker from the Sassari area of Sardinia. Historical Italian folk costume from Sardinia.

Source: Musée cosmopolite. (Musée de costumes) Suites de planches de costumes des différentes nations modernes. Dessin et coloriées par Compte-Calix (1813-1880), Pingret, Girardet; gravure de Henri de Montaut. Imprimeur, chez Maison Aubert et Cie. Paris 1850 à 1863.

Related

Note:  Girl in the costume from the Ampezzothal Italy.

Leave a Reply

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

Literature

Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.