National Geographic : 1934 Jul
© National Geographic Society "GOOD DAY! THANKS FOR OUR LAST MEETING!" Thus a young lad of Skane greets his sweetheart as he calls to escort her to church. Many villages in Sweden had forgotten their traditional costumes; now they are wearing them again, after retrieving the designs from the Northern Museum in Stockholm. iNaLtuiai uoui rnoutogapun uy ukusLav neurin BY THEIR APRON STRIPES, THEIR PARISHES ARE KNOWN Broad, horizontal bandsofblack, white, dark green and red indicate that the seated young lady hails from Rattvik, on the shores ofsilvery Lake Siljan. Her apron is sewn to a darkblue skirt. The friend isfrom Leksand, nearby, where the girls favor loose-hanging aprons with narrow, vertical stripes.