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children in traditional clothing Brittany, France

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Crewel Embroidered Dress French, ca. 1805. This gown is believed to have belonged to the Comtesse de Pontèves-Bargème, née Marie Antoinette de Paul (1787–1854) whomarried Louis Balthasar Alexandre, Comte de Pontèves-Bargème (1781–1868) on April 16, 1804. Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Inv. 997.22.1) BRODERIA E MORTALA

Traditional clothes from Alsace Lorraine region of France

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Costume of Polish szlachta (nobility), c. 18th century More

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Four young lasses in elegant traditional clothing from Alsace. #France

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This is the third and final tutorial in my bias binding series. Many of my women’s sewing patterns, including the Gemma tank shown in this post, use bias binding to finish the neckline and armholes. There are so many ways to attach bias binding! Here are the methods I have shared so far: Traditional Method – my preferred technique and found in the sewing instructionsRead more...

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A simple French illustration of the belted plaid.

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from allposters.com

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This folk dress is typical of the Samburu people of East Africa which means butterfly. In these tribes girls would receive strands of loose beads from admirers. The ideal amount would support a girls chin. By 15-16 a girl should have collected enough for a marriage proposal. Males were also just as decorative as girls.

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Traditional Costumes of Brittany people, France Brittany is where my mother's family came from, and, one day I would like to visit

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