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July 30, 2016

22 Stunning Color Portraits of Women in Their Traditional Dresses From Between the 1900s and 1920s

A folk costume (also regional costume, national costume, or traditional garment) expresses an identity through costume, which is usually associated with a geographic area or a period of time in history. It can also indicate social, marital and/or religious status. Such costumes often come in two forms: one for everyday occasions, the other for festivals and formal wear.

Below is a collection of 22 stunning color photographs that shows women in their traditional dresses in their counties from the 1900s to 1920s.

Alsatian girl

Arab girl

Austrian girl

Belgian girls

Dominican girl

Dutch girl

Egyptian girl

French girls

German girls

Greek girls

Hungarian girls

Irish girl

Japanese girls

Mongolian girl

Native American girl

Norwegian girls

Palestinian girls

Polish girls

Portuguese girl

Romanian girl

Spanish girl

Vietnamese girls



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