embroidery from Čičmany, Slovakia

embroidery from Čičmany, Slovakia

Čičmany - Mestá a obce - Zoznam zaujímavostí - Visit Slovakia .com

Čičmany - Mestá a obce - Zoznam zaujímavostí - Visit Slovakia .com

Čičmany, Slovensko

Čičmany, Slovensko

Čičmany, Slovakia...everything has painted designs...and I mean everything.

Čičmany, Slovakia...everything has painted designs...and I mean everything.

The unique and characteristic element of log houses in Čičmany are their exteriors ornamented in geometrical pattern. The painting was intended to protect the logs against the effect of sunrays. Geometrical ornamentation was also used in embroidery applied to garments, pictures or tablecloths. The Reserve counts 136 houses.

The unique and characteristic element of log houses in Čičmany are their exteriors ornamented in geometrical pattern. The painting was intended to protect the logs against the effect of sunrays. Geometrical ornamentation was also used in embroidery applied to garments, pictures or tablecloths. The Reserve counts 136 houses.

Čičmany - Slovenská rozprávka /autor fotografie: Johan Petrovsky

Čičmany - Slovenská rozprávka /autor fotografie: Johan Petrovsky

A preserved folk architecture in the village called Čičmany situated in Northern Slovakia near Žilina, under the Malá Fatra range

A preserved folk architecture in the village called Čičmany situated in Northern Slovakia near Žilina, under the Malá Fatra range

church, Cicmany, Slovakia...interesting tree

church, Cicmany, Slovakia...interesting tree

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