Striped Wool Cape | Opoczno, Poland


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Origin: Poland | Mazowsze region | Opoczno area | Tomaszow village
Era: WWII era (circa 1930-1950)
Condition: very good; couple insignificant, faint spots; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements (with garments laying flat):
   Across top: 26.5″
   Length: 28″
Additional Notes: Vibrant wool cape from Opoczno area showing influence of Lowicz style known as “moda lowicka”. The pompoms on the ends of the string ties are a delightful detail that set this example apart. These are sometimes mistaken for aprons, but the size and style of the garment are indicative of its original function as a cape, called zapaska naramiena in Polish. Acquired from the grandson of the maker in the village of Tomaszów, gmina Żarnów.

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs

Suitable for wear


WWII Era (circa 1930-1950)


Women's clothing