Embroidered Headdress Cap | Polomka, Slovakia


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Origin: Slovakia | Horehronie | Polomka or Zavadka nad Hronom village
Era: Mid-20th century (post 1950)
Condition: very good; minimal signs of age; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements: 14.5″ across x 8″ tall in the front (as shown in the first photo)
Additional Notes: Characteristic embroidered married woman’s cap worn in the villages of Polomka and Zavadka nad Hronom in central Slovakia. Densely embroidered by hand on linen with handmade bobbin lace on the front. The final photo above shows how these caps were worn.

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Weight .5 lbs

Suitable for wear


Mid 20th Centuty (post-1950)


Women's clothing