National Geographic : 1929 Dec
Photograph by Melville Chater RURAL BEAU BRUMMELS The male delegation in a Sunday afternoon fashion parade in Mezo kovesd resembles a group of candidates for a fraternity initiation in America. The fringed aprons are black, decorated in orange, red, green, and purple, while the embroidered shirts are in rainbow colors on a white background. Photograph by Ewing Galloway MINIATURES OF THEIR ELDERS The Sunday costumes ofthese children ofMezokovesd differ from those of their parents only insize. The Matyo people who live inthis village, according to some authorities, may bedescended from camp fol lowers left behind by the Mongol hordes which overran Hungary centuries ago (see text, page 659).