Woman’s Folk Costume | Trnava, Slovakia


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Origin: Slovakia | Trnava region | villages around Trnava city
Era: WWII era (circa 1930-1950) & Mid- to late-20th century (post 1950)
Includes: blouse with separate cuffs and collar, vest, skirt, apron, kerchief, waist ribbon sash
Condition: excellent condition apart from insignificant age-related wear; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements (with garments laying flat):
  Vest – across front: 2″ between underarms
  Vest – length: 17″
  Skirt – waist: approx. 28-40″ around (front can be left open as it is covered by apron)
  Skirt – length: 29.5″
  Blouse collar: 16″ around
  Kerchief: approx. 30″ square
  Ribbon sash: 132″ long x 2.75″ wide
Additional Notes: Traditional married woman’s costume with embroidered head scarf featuring embroidery done over a raised pattern – a technique common to this region. The wide embroidered collar is gathered into a band of antique metallic embroidery. The cuffs are also embroidered and trimmed with handmade bobbin lace trim. The vest and kerchief date to a slightly later era (post 1950) than the remainder of the costume, which is likely from the inter-war period.

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs

Suitable for wear


WWII Era (circa 1930-1950), Mid 20th Centuty (post-1950)


Women's clothing