National Geographic : 1937 Oct
© National Geographic Society DEMURE YOUNG GIRLS OF BEOST SEEM EMBARRASSED BY THE BRIGHT COLORS OF THEIR COSTUMES The photographer, busy with his camera in front of the village church, heard a bystander ask : " What you doin' ? " The speaker was an elderly native lady who had learned English during a long residence in California. "THE QUAKER LOVES AN AMPLE BRIM"-AND SO DO THE MERRY MEN OF SENTEIN These were the only broad-brimmed, low-crowned hats seen among traditional costumes in thePyrenees. Women ofthe secluded village wear magnificent shawls and little bonnets like old-fashioned boudoir caps.