Woman’s Folk Costume | Jarabina, Slovakia


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Origin: Slovakia | Spis region | Jarabina village
Era: WWII era (circa 1930-1950)
Includes: blouse, vest, skirt, apron, kerchief
Condition: very good; some wear and light staining to vest; kerchief has small holes; light general wear consistent with age; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements (with garments laying flat):
  Vest – across front: 17.5″ between underarms
  Vest – length: 17″
  Skirt – waist: 26″ around
  Skirt – length: 28″
  Apron – length: 26.5″
  Kerchief: approximately 30.5″ square
Additional Notes: Traditional Rusyn woman’s ensemble from the village of Jarabina in northeastern Slovakia near the Polish border. Includes a handwoven red skirt with a red and white striped front that gets mostly covered by the black apron. The blouse has silky damask weave sleeves with woven panels and hand embroidery on the cuffs. The brocade vest is the oldest element of the costume and has five wonderful old glass and metal buttons. The last photo above shows a woman in Jarabina wearing this type of costume.

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs

Suitable for wear


WWII Era (circa 1930-1950)


Women's clothing