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Collection by Nadia Roberts

Nadia Roberts
Young Slovak woman in traditional folk costume with plenty of embroidery work

Bits 'N Pieces (of the Kyjov kroj)

I thought about calling this post FAQ (frequently asked questions) but I think I will start a series (very small series) of "Bits 'N Pieces" of Czech costumes (kroje). And I will add in a disclaimer here...I'm no expert and welcome comments and others to send me descriptions of their authentic costumes. With that said, here are the bits and pieces of the Kyjov kroj. It gets its name from the region it represents in the Czech Republic. For this purpose, I will use the costume I made. I will…

Hrochoť village, Podpoľanie region, Central Slovakia. Traditional Fashion, Traditional Dresses, Folklore, Merry Widow, Folk Clothing, Folk Embroidery, Ethnic Dress, Folk Costume, Historical Costume


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Czech & Slovak Folk Costumes for Sale

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slovak folklore - Hľadať Googlom

Folk Embroidery Ideas Traditional clothes for the Piestany region of Slovakia -

SLOVAK FOLK COSTUME embroidered bonnet cap blouse apron skirt vest Piestany kroj

The ensemble includes a vest, blouse, skirt, apron, cap, and forehead lace. It is made of blueprint cotton and decorated with hand embroidery along the bottom. The blouse is also hand embroidered with traditional local motifs.

 Vzpomínky na Dúbravu :-) ::

Kyjov folk costum; Vzpomínky na Dúbravu :-) ::

 The skirt is handmade using age-old indigo block printing techniques and is a beautiful example of the regional style.

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