Quick tip: regional costumes

Woman wearning a traditional hat with ear irons

Do you have pictures of an ancestors in regional costume? Small variations in the headgear, color or patterns of the costume will tell an expert where he or she came from. From the elaborate ear-irons in Friesland and Zeeland to the dotted fabrics in northern Overijssel, different styles tell their own stories. How long did your ancestors continue … [Read more...]