Floral Print Wool Kerchief | Slovakia


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Origin: Eastern Europe | Slovakia
Era: WWII era (circa 1930-1950)
Condition: good; minor signs of wear; faint staining and marks from use; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements: 31.5″ x 31″
Additional Notes: A particularly nice example of a floral printed wool kerchief of the type worn all over eastern Europe. This example was collected in Slovakia, but identical scarves can be seen in the folk costumes of Greece, Romania, Ukraine, Bulgaria, and Germany, among other. Such kerchiefs are affectionately called “babushkas” in America after the elderly women who wore them once they arrived in the country.

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Weight .5 lbs

Suitable for wear


WWII Era (circa 1930-1950)


Women's clothing