National Geographic : 1943 Dec
Daughters Inherit Mama's Enduring Tyrol Styles In Sarentina Valley, near Bolzano, women wear the squat black hat of the Pusteria Valley (page 703). A scarf with colored figures circles the shoulders. A bulging skirt drops almost to the ground. Over it is a silken apron. ©Heinz v.Perckhammer from European An Array of GraveFaces Contemplates aWeighty Problem Sturdy conservatives, Sarentina Valley farmers cling toancestral dress. Fre quently hatbands like theirstell bytheir colors whether thewearers aremarried or single. Roman, Etruscan, Teutonic, and Celtic blood mingles intheTyrol.