Woman’s Folk Costume | Zakarovce, Slovakia


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Origin: Slovakia | Spis region | Zakarovce village
Era: Mid-20th century (post 1950)
Includes: dress, jacket, apron, kerchief
Condition: very good; light wear and stains to dress bodice; kerchief has several small moth holes; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements (with garments laying flat):
   Jacket – across shoulders: 16″ between shoulder seams
   Jacket – across front: 22.5″ between underarms
   Jacket – length: 18″
   Dress – waist: 36″ (can be unstitched from bodice and resewn to accommodate a smaller or larger size)
   Dress – total length: 42″
   Dress – skirt length: 27″
   Apron – length: 23.5″
Additional Notes: A typical 20th century everyday outfit for a married woman from the Gelnica area of eastern Slovakia. The dress bodice was intentionally quite plain as it was designed to be covered by the jacket so there was no need for the woman to use more expensive fabric or embellishments. The bodice can be removed entirely and the skirt can be worn separately if desired.

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs

Suitable for wear


Mid 20th Centuty (post-1950)


Women's clothing