Embroidered Cap | Piestany, Slovakia


$160.00 $135.00

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Origin: Slovakia | Piestany
Era: Turn of the century (circa 1890-1910)
Condition: very good; light signs of age/wear; recommended for display only
Measurements: approximately 18″ across bobbin lace at front
Additional Notes: Masterfully embroidered using silk threads with exquisite handmade linen bobbin lace trim along the front and inserted down the middle and back. Includes a contemporary yellow ribbon bow on the back that you can remove/replace. While based on the regional style of Piestany, such pieces were worn throughout Czechoslovakia to support the nationalist movement for an independent state at the turn of the 19th century. A unique survivor demonstrating the intersection of art, fashion and politics in pre-industrial Europe.

Additional information

Weight .5 lbs

Suitable for display only


Turn of the Century (circa 1890-1910)


Women's clothing