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Ethnic costume

LC control 95008187
Topical headingEthnic costume
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Variant(s)Clothing, Traditional
Dress, Traditional
Ethnic groups--Clothing
Ethnic groups--Costume
Folk costume
National costume
Traditional clothing
Traditional costume
Traditional dress
See alsosubdivision Clothing under ethnic groups
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Found inWork cat.: 95040185: Eicher, J.B. Dress and ethnicity, 1995.
LC database, Oct. 10, 1995.
Shortt, B. "A festival that swirls and skirls," in Boston Globe, June 21, 1998, p. M9 (traditional dress; traditional costume)
Garrett, V.M. Traditional Chinese clothing in Hong Kong and South China, 1840-1980, 1987.
Walter, D.L. German Schuhplattler costumes : components of and changes in this traditional ethnic dress, 1997.
Cadette, J. Folk dances & national costumes of St. Lucia, between 2010 and 2020.
Britannica academic, via WWW, viewed Dec. 1, 2020: under Calabria ([the Albanian minority] have retained their use of the Albanian language, the Greek Orthodox rite in their churches, and, on occasion, their colourful national costume) under Cortina d'Ampezzo (Cortina is one of the towns constituting the Great Community of Ampezzo (medieval autonomous region), and the people still retain their national costumes) under kilt (major element of the traditional national garb of Scotland; the plaid and kilt form the only national costume in the British Isles that is worn for ordinary purposes) under Mongolia (another feature of traditional Mongolian culture is the national costume, the deel) under Mordvin (the old national costume still may be seen, especially among the women, whose profusely embroidered skirts, large earrings, and numerous necklaces distinguish them from Russians) under Scotland (the kilt, Scotand's national costume) under Steiermark (ancient folklore, song, and dance are preserved in the mountainous areas and the gray-green Steiermark suit is almost an Austrian national costume)