National Geographic : 1932 Oct
() National Geographic Society THE TUFTS IN THEIR HATS ARE A SIGN OF HUNTING PROWESS The "beard" of the chamois is much sought by huntsmen. It grows on the back of the neck in the form of stiff, dark hairs. In summer men's knees are usually bare to allow freedom for climbing, but in cold weather style gives way to comfort and underclothes protrude. Natural Color Photographs by Hans Hildenbrand GIRLS OF MURAU ATTIRED AS BRIDESMAIDS The blue shawls drapedover their shoulders and the silk aprons are features of woman's dress inAustria's rural districts. The flower-decked, lace headdresses with longribbon streamers indicate that these peasant girls are on their way to a wedding.