In those days clothing was due to strict rules.
From the number of ribbons in the bonnet of a child who was going to be baptized you could tell how many children from the same family were baptized before:
The women had to wear seven layers of skirts:
The men too were bound to clothes fitting their age from child to grown-up:
Quilting was not custom in this part of the world, but the already made sceneries in this specific museum give a perfect opportunity to show some of the quilts of this exhibition.
This quilt made of handkerchiefs lays in a washing-tub:
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