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…
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.