Rare 100 Year-Old Colour Portraits Of New York Immigrants - Daily American Buzz

Rare 100 Year-Old Colour Portraits Of New York Immigrants

“Italian Woman”, c. 1910

“This traditional dress was most likely homespun and consisted of a long, wide dress to cover the ankles. Above, a bodice and sleeves were tied in such a way to expose portions of the linen blouse and colours and materials were usually regional. Shawls and veils were also a common feature, and an apron decorated with floral brocades were used for special occasions such as weddings.”

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