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The ethnic dress of German-speaking countries, known as Trachten, dates back to the 16th century and traces its roots to the everyday dress of rural classes. Although regional variations exist, for women and girls the basic components of Trachten include a blouse, vest, skirt, apron, and hat.

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Persistence and Change in the Black Forest Ethnic Dress Tradition

The ethnic dress of German-speaking countries, known as Trachten, dates back to the 16th century and traces its roots to the everyday dress of rural classes. Although regional variations exist, for women and girls the basic components of Trachten include a blouse, vest, skirt, apron, and hat.

 

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