Tuesday, September 13, 2011

My Flickr Favorites : Traditional Costume West Friesland, The Netherlands

Today we move from the north of The Netherlands back to the west of The Netherlands, so we have almost made the total round tour of The Netherlands. We are back in the province of North-Holland, and look at the area which is called West Friesland. The costumes are similar to the ones in Friesland, but the lace cap and the head-iron are different. The women wear a rich costume (silk, wool, damask) and lots of jewelry. The lace cap has a small pleated and starched tail, and the head iron is partly visible.

For more flickr favourites see ArtMind's blog.
1. People of The Netherlands , about half a century ago ..., 2. Hand in hand, 3. part of a costume., 4. Nederland / The Netherlands

And two picture postcards from my own collection.


Mitsy / ArtMind said...

So sorry I forgot the link - fixed it and added yours! I'm looking forward to see you in Berlin! YAY!
I keep being surprised about the amount of costumes there are - it seems neverending! :)

matchstickgirl said...

I adore those old postcards soooo beautiful !!!

Erika Price said...

I LOVE the ice-skating photo!

Viktoria said...

the ice skating looks a bit uncomfortable in this cloths, but funny!