National Geographic : 1950 Aug
, Butterfly Headgear Tests the Skill of Appenzell Needleworkers Edelweiss, prized mountain flower, is worked into the collar design. The tiny Canton long was famed for its delicate embroidery, but such handwork is van ishing. No longer is it profitable to spend months in producing one handkerchief, scarf, or luncheon cloth. 4 Sugarloaf Bonnet for a Zermatt Maid; Glass Balls Crown an Evolene Bride If the girls enjoy mountain climbing as much as most Swiss, they can visit each other by taking a 13-hour hike over a famous trail between their two villages. The path leads over a snow-covered pass more than 11,000 feet high, and along narrow ridges.