Hand-knit Leg Warmers | Karakachan, Bulgaria


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Origin: Bulgaria
Era: WWII era (circa 1930-1950)
Condition: very good; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements: 12.75″ long
Additional Notes: Handmade ethnic leg warmers (as we might call them today) from the Sarakatsani people inhabiting parts of Greece and Bulgaria (this particular pair comes from Bulgaria). Traditionally made from a special type of hand-spun wool called kaltsoskouti spun on a drop spindle and incorporating white commercial cotton threads.

Additional information

Weight .5 lbs

Suitable for wear


WWII Era (circa 1930-1950)


Men's clothing, Women's clothing