Homespun Embroidered Blouse | Ternopil, Ukraine


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Origin: Ukraine | Western region | likely Ternopil area
Era: Early 20th century (circa 1910-1930)
Condition: very good; stain and spotting towards bottom; one stain near shoulder; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements (with garments laying flat):
   Across front: 24.5″ side to side
   Length: 35″
   Collar: 13″ around fully closed
Additional Notes: Traditional blouse made of natural homespun hemp or linen from western Ukraine, likely from the Ternopil region. Archaic protective geometric embroidery on the shoulders with cross-stitch flowers around the collar. Two holes at the collar used for tying with a ribbon. When worn in the traditional style, tucked into a skirt, the stains at the bottom of the blouse do not show.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

Suitable for wear


Early 20th Century (circa 1910-1930)


Women's clothing