National Geographic : 1929 Aug
© National Geographic Society HER TASK REQUIRES DEFT FINGERS Sardine nets-so costly that many fishermen can purchase only one in a lifetime-are often torn by porpoises. Here a woman is mending broken strands. Her cap, badge of her canton, is one of many distinc tive types seen in Brittany. mULUCIuiuuiIes uy iervais .ourteiiemont PEASANTS WEAR STRIKING OLD COSTUMES ON FETE DAYS In the dress competition atConcarneau, city of comely folk, this couple's 1830 attire wins prizes. The young woman's apron isatreasured heirloom. And as for her companion's accordion-pleated trousers such Gallia braccata amazedCaesar !