Festive Dress and Workwear
Folk Dress“Folk dress” describes clothing worn by rural people for everyday work, for churchgoing and for other special occasions.
clothes could be distinctive for the region or more generally influenced by urban and European fashion. Regional folk dress could also change over time, partly inspired by international fashion as well as a result of local innovation. Local variations in dress increased noticeably during the 19th century. In some areas, traditional folk dress was in use far into the second half of the 20th century.