July 8th, 2014

Traditional dress of Austria


Traditional dress from Aussee is famous for its many variations, delicate patterns and colourful accessories. It embodies both a joy of living and a feeling of belonging. In addition, traditional dress is a perfect choice for any occasion.

The classic Ausseer women's costume consists today of a green body, a pink skirt and a purple skirt that is replaced on feast days by a black apron. The men costume, however, consists of a hand-stitched leather trousers in length adapts to the seasons, a jacket with a wide pleat at the back, green piece, sturdy shoes, hat. Numerous variations, fine patterns and colorful accessories make the Ausseer costume an eye-catcher, press vitality and local ties and offer the right wardrobe for every occasion.

On the day of this stamp issue (18 July 2014), the special post office cancelled this special-issue stamp with the special first-day postmark.

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