Slovak embroidery from Piestany region

Slovakia embroidery from Piestany region

Zdielane f. Slovensko v srdci, Horná Streda, Považie Slovakia

Zdielane f. Slovensko v srdci, Horná Streda, Považie Slovakia

Korytárky (part of town Detva), Podpoľanie region, Central Slovakia.

Korytárky (part of town Detva), Podpoľanie region, Central Slovakia.

Telgárt village, Horehronie region, Central Slovakia.

Telgárt (man) and Šumiac (women), Horehronie region, Central Slovakia.

Village woman from the painted town of Čičmany, Slovakia.  The houses in the town all share the same designs and symbols painted on them with lime as the patterns embroidered into local folk costumes. But exactly why the natives decided to ornament their homes in this manner is a mystery.

Village woman from the painted town of Čičmany, Slovakia. The houses in the town all share the same designs and symbols painted on them with lime as the patterns embroidered into local folk costumes.

Čepiec, Kostolná-Záriečeie, okr. Trenčín, 1989. Foto: Hela Bakaljarová, Archív negatívov Ústavu etnológie SAV v Bratislave

Čepiec, Kostolná-Záriečeie, okr. Trenčín, 1989. Foto: Hela Bakaljarová, Archív negatívov Ústavu etnológie SAV v Bratislave

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