Bride from Liptovské Sliače, Slovakia. Carpathian.
Bride in traditional wedding costume from Liptovské Sliače, Slovakia. Beautiful embroidery design. Carpathians region. The Low Tatras.
Costume of Čičmany and vicinity, Slovakia
Hello all, Today I will talk about one of the most colorfully embroidered costumes of Slovakia, That of the village of Čičmany and vicinity. The costume of the general area is similar, including the villages of Valaská Belá, Zliechov, Čavoj and others; the largest variation being in the embroidery. Čičmany is in northwestern Slovakia, between the cities of Žilina and Trenčin. Today it has been declared a Folk Architecture Reserve. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C4%8Ci%C4%8Dmany Slovakia has a…
Slovakia in the 19th and 20th century
Most of pictures illustrate rural Slovakia and its peasants who are bearers of Slovak folk culture which is basically pagan, thus interesting for Slavdom as such.