Embroidered Black Velvet Vest | Western Ukraine


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Origin: Ukraine
Era: WWII era (circa 1930-1950)
Condition: good; minor losses to embroidery; rusted fasteners; general signs of use/wear; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements (with garment laying flat):
   Across front: 18.5″ between underarms (fully closed)
   Length: 20.5″
Additional Notes: This style of vest became popular in the 20th century throughout the Carpathian Mountain region especially in Ukraine and Poland. Hand embroidered floral motifs on black velvet with faux -fleece trim around the armholes and edges. Fastens down the front with hook and eye clasps (need replaced before use).

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

Suitable for wear


WWII Era (circa 1930-1950)


Women's clothing