Plant fibre waterproofs
Plant-fibre capes and gaiters were used by shepherds for protection against the rain in Galicia, and were made with crushed bundles of rushes, which were fixed together with horizontal corded frames.
Photo, Gonzalo Cases Ortega
Photo, David Serrano Pascual
1900. Rush gaiters for shepherds. © Museo del Traje. Photo, David Serrano Pascual