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Slovak Folk Embroidery is generally viewed as the most important part of Slovak folk cultural heritage. (slovaque)

Slovak Folk Embroidery is generally viewed as the most important part of Slovak folk cultural heritage.

CZECH FOLK COSTUME old Kyjov kroj embroidered blouse apron skirt vest Moravian

CZECH FOLK COSTUME old Kyjov kroj embroidered blouse apron skirt vest Moravian in Clothing, Shoes & Accessories, Cultural & Ethnic Clothing, Europe, Other European Clothing

Moravian folk costume, 1900-1925  Gift of Mrs. Olga Dana (1957.168-.170f)    This costume came to Wisconsin from Kyjov, Moravia, where folk costumes were symbols of national pride and of opposition to Germanization in the nineteenth century. Moravians took great pride in their embroidery. Women spent long nights throughout the year working on these elaborate pieces of art. Often created as part of dowries, embroidered dresses became family heirlooms as they were passed from generation to…

Moravian folk costume from Kyjov, Czech Republic. Moravia is a historical country in Central Europe in the east of the Czech Republic and one of the historical Czech lands, together with Bohemia and Czech Silesia