Paloc Metallic Lace Headdress | Heves, Hungary


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Origin: Hungary | Heves region
Era: Early 20th century (circa 1910-1930)
Condition: fair-good; overall fading; minor tears to ribbons; fraying and wear to red trim; general signs of age; recommended for display only
Measurements: 14″ x 4″ front panel + 31″ ribbon ties
Additional Notes: Traditional married woman’s headdress from the Paloc ethnic group of northern Hungary. Made of metallic lace, floral ribbon, and red silk trim on a linen base (likely lined inside with stiff paper or cardboard). The ribbon bow on the front is the top of the headdress as can be seen in the historic images above of women from Heves wearing this style headdress.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

Suitable for display only


Early 20th Century (circa 1910-1930)


Women's clothing