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Hungarian Traditional Costume - Folk Dress of Hungary
Hungarian Folk Costumes

Hungarian Folk Costumes

Sándor Szabó © 2006
This anonymous couple from Hungary are pictured in their wedding attire in the year 1930. Traditional Hungarian folk costumes are not as common as they once were, but they are still sometimes worn for weddings and festivals. Hungarian folk dress is colorful and richly embroidered. It may feature lace, sashes, boots, or embroidered shoes. Puffed sleeves characterize a woman's garment, while and a vest and long sleeves is worn as a part of male attire.

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