Embroidered Headdress Cap | Helpa, Slovakia


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Origin: Slovakia | Horehronie region | Helpa village
Era: WWII era (circa 1930-1950)
Condition: very good; very faint color transfer on embroidery threads; minor signs of age and wear; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements: 19″ across as shown in first photo
Additional Notes: Beautifully embroidered married woman’s headdress cap of the type worn in the villages of Helpa and Pohorela in central Slovakia. Decorated with several different types of embroidery and handmade bobbin lace on the front. The last two photos above show how these types of caps were worn in the early-mid 20th century.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

Suitable for wear


WWII Era (circa 1930-1950)


Women's clothing