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Placing of embroidery on sleeves

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Woman's bodice of black velvet. Decorated with haberdashery trimmings, buttons…

Woman's bodice of black velvet. Decorated with haberdashery trimmings, buttons, sequins and embroidery.

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume of Čičmany and vicinity, Slovakia

SLOVAKIA FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume of Čičmany and vicinity, Slovakia

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It's got it all--open work, smocking, blackwork, on linen.--OMG Blackwork is so beautiful and HARD!

Folk Embroidery, Embroidery Stitches, Embroidery Designs, Russian Folk, Costume Patterns, Cross Stitch, Gallery, Decoration, Clothes

The ornamental decorations on these Slovakian costumes also decorate the log homes of Cicmany, a tradition dating back 200 years. More including video at www.naturalhomes.org/cicmany.htm

The ornamental decorations on these Slovakian log homes are painted with lime. The tradition, dating back 200 years, is inspired by the local embroidery.

Moravské Lieskové village, Považie region, Western Slovakia.

Moravské Lieskové village, Považie region, Western Slovakia.