Wristwarmers are usually worn by men under their shirt in Gagnef, Dalecarlia, during major events, like weddings.
Traditional kapp from Leksand, Sweden, by Leila Duran.
Folkdräkts tröja från Gagnef, Dalarna.
MarshArab embroidery wedding textiles from south part of Iraq」
Bild ur boken – Folklig virkning
Folkdräkter; kvinnodräkt från Leksand
LOL! "There was a time and place where you could tell everything you needed to know about a woman with just a glance at her backside. In Palestine, in the late-19th and early-20th centuries, the elaborate hand-stitched embroidery that decorated the back of a woman’s thob, or ankle-length, robelike dress, could tell you which town she was from; her general economic status; whether she was married or single, a grieving widow or a widow on the prowl for a replacement. The scheme functioned to…