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Rich Feminine Apparel of Czechoslovakia
Peasant Women of Trencin, Provincial Town of West Slovakia

RICH FEMININE APPAREL OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA

PEASANT WOMEN OF TRENCIN, PROVINCIAL TOWN OF WEST SLOVAKIA

With her arms akimbo, this fresh-faced maid presents a delightful picture in the gay costume of her race, which, with its ribbon, laces, embroideries worked by her own deft fingers, and floral decorations runs the whole gamut of brilliant colors Their native town is situated on the River Vag, but, in their quaint Quaker costumes, they are typical of the women who are to be found in the surrounding valley districts, and in the beautiful wild regions of North Slovakia, amidst the High Tatra Mountains, which are the loftiest group of the Carpathian system, and rival Swiss Alps in their magnificent scenery