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The folk dress of my ancestors from Sweden.  Copyright-Laila-Duran

The folk dress of my ancestors from Sweden. Copyright-Laila-Duran

Leksand Dalarna Sweden - The yellow and black woven apron for funerals and personal mourning.

Leksand Dalarna Sweden - The yellow and black woven apron for funerals and personal mourning.

Folk costumes in Dalecarlia, Sweden, from the book "Scandinavian Folklore" by Laila Duran

Folk costumes in Dalecarlia, Sweden, from the book "Scandinavian Folklore" by Laila Duran

A Trip To Dalecarlia - Folk Costumes From Sweden

A Trip To Dalecarlia - Folk Costumes From Sweden

A Swedish baby dressed in the traditional attire. The fashion of #Sweden is vibrantly colorful.

A Swedish baby dressed in the traditional attire. The fashion of #Sweden is vibrantly colorful.

Swedish Midsommar - Important for everyone to learn and enjoy!

Swedish Midsommar - Important for everyone to learn and enjoy!

This woman was photographed in Örkelljunga, in the southern most part of Sweden (Skåne) in a regional costume - but the dress is actually a Rättviksdräkt (Rättviksdress) that comes from Rättvik, Dalarna, a completely different part of the country. At the time it was high fashion for girls to go to the photographer and there borrow a suitable costume and then be portrayed in it, which is probably the case here.

This woman was photographed in Örkelljunga, in the southern most part of Sweden (Skåne) in a regional costume - but the dress is actually a Rättviksdräkt (Rättviksdress) that comes from Rättvik, Dalarna, a completely different part of the country. At the time it was high fashion for girls to go to the photographer and there borrow a suitable costume and then be portrayed in it, which is probably the case here.

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