Slovak folk costume

Jirí Jíru - Swinging grannies, Slovakia, 1966 From “Poetry of Totalitarian Regime”, Prague

Jirí Jíru - Swinging grannies, Slovakia, 1966 From “Poetry of Totalitarian Regime”, Prague

Podolie, Slovakia

Podolie, Slovakia

Trnavsky kroj  - I would like to know more about these people.

Trnavsky kroj - I would like to know more about these people.

Antique RPPC/Photograph of Chicago Slovak Girl by PainterPoetMuse, $30.00

Antique RPPC/Photograph of Chicago Slovak Girl by PainterPoetMuse, $30.00

Dubnice 1900. Czech folklore is characteristic for elaborate traditional costumes distinctive to each region. Women in the Plzen region wore up to 24 underskirts, which restricted their movement but were a show of their fashionableness, while married women in Hanakia wore plain clothes and hid their hair under bonnets and headdresses even from their own husbands, the men wore their hair long and even their clothes were flauntingly colorful and decorated.

Dubnice 1900. Czech folklore is characteristic for elaborate traditional costumes distinctive to each region. Women in the Plzen region wore up to 24 underskirts, which restricted their movement but were a show of their fashionableness, while married women in Hanakia wore plain clothes and hid their hair under bonnets and headdresses even from their own husbands, the men wore their hair long and even their clothes were flauntingly colorful and decorated.

Ensemble. Date: 19th century. Culture: Slovak. Medium: silk, linen, wool, metal.

Ensemble. Date: 19th century. Culture: Slovak. Medium: silk, linen, wool, metal.

Bracovce (Zemplín), 1925, sestry

Bracovce (Zemplín), 1925, sestry

Bridal Headband from ca 1915, Slovakia

Bridal Headband from ca 1915, Slovakia

bride from Vlčnov  http://www.loutky-marionety.cz/Nevesta-Vlcnov-panenka-v-narodni-kroji-lt003.html

bride from Vlčnov http://www.loutky-marionety.cz/Nevesta-Vlcnov-panenka-v-narodni-kroji-lt003.html

Kapušany village, Šariš region, Eastern Slovakia.

Kapušany village, Šariš region, Eastern Slovakia.

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