National Geographic : 1930 Feb
STONE BEEHIVE HOMES OF ITALIAN PEASANTS FOGGIA GIRLS WITH OLD-TIME CAPS NEED NO PARASOLS Costumes like these, though rarely seen to-day, were common in southern Italy up to 1900. In the last century such spotless white headdresses and colorful aprons were a part of every bride's trousseau. © National Geographic Society Autochromes by L. U. C. E. FASHIONS FOUR CENTURIES OLD ARE NOT FORGOTTEN IN BARI Southern Italian peasant women are famous for their needlework. Until recently they not only made all their own clothing by hand from fabrics spun and woven at home, but did all the weaving and tailoring for their menfolk.