PHOTO: Traditional Washer Woman of Croatia

PHOTO: Traditional Washer Woman of Croatia

Woman wears the costume of a traditional washer woman in Zagreb, Croatia

Click on title of post to view photo in large format: In an historic Zagreb square, a woman wears the costume of a traditional washer woman of Croatia. Characters like these roam the streets of the capital all summer, explaining to tourists what their apparel represents and keeping the history of rural Croatia alive.

2 Comments on “PHOTO: Traditional Washer Woman of Croatia

  1. Very beautiful costume, Barbara. Romanians have very similar ones. What exactly is a “washer woman”?

    • Exactly what you’d suspect, Anda. A woman who took in people’s laundry, washed, and ironed it.

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