Striped Wool Cape | Kielce, Poland


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Origin: Poland | Mazowsze region | Kielce area
Era: WWII era (circa 1930-1950)
Condition: very good; minor tarnish to metal rings; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements (with garments laying flat):
   Across top: 27″
   Length: 24″
Additional Notes: Beautiful rainbow striped cape made of homespun wool from the Kielce area. The cape is made in the “moda lowicka”, which became popular after WWI as the vibrant striped fabrics of Lowicz region began to influence the regional costumes of neighboring regions. An excellent example of regional peasant weaving. Has two metal loops on the ends of the top area for a ribbon. The reference photo above is of women and girls in the Lowicz region wearing similar striped capes.

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs

Suitable for wear


WWII Era (circa 1930-1950)


Women's clothing