National Geographic : 1944 Apr
The Clock Turns Back in Yugoslavia ALIreu nlsensc[aeUL-1X Ornamental Metal Shields Derive from Armor Worn by Her Great-great-grandmothers During the medieval wars women in one region wore heavy plates as protection against kicks by enemy soldiers. Decorative versions of such shields survive. This girl's homespun, embroidered woolen costume represents the spare-time labor of a year. It will last a lifetime.