Embroidered Headdress Cap | Helpa, Slovakia

$140.00

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Description

Origin: Slovakia | Horehronie region | Helpa village
Era: WWII era (circa 1930-1950)
Condition: very good; missing silver beads; minor signs of age and wear; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements: 18″ across as shown in first photo
Additional Notes: Heavily 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
Condition

Suitable for wear

Era

WWII Era (circa 1930-1950)

Gender

Women's clothing

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