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Old 15-12-19, 00:52
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Originally Posted by Tony Smith View Post
The ladies' headgear would appear to be somewhat unusual. Without seeming to be culturally insensitive, what is it?
They are traditional Dutch headdress called oorijzer or ear-irons, which varied in material and size per town or region. The were adorned by a lace cap.

Back in those days women would not go outside except when fully dressed up in traditional clothes.

Read more here:
https://pinsndls.com/2012/12/06/myst...nday-oorijzer/
https://www.iamexpat.nl/lifestyle/li...dutch-clothing
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