White Linen Embroidered Apron | Polomka, Slovakia


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Origin: Slovakia | Horehronie region | Polomka village
Era: WWII era (circa 1930-1950)
Condition: very good; small hole in waist tie ribbon; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements: 25″ long + additional 2″ tucked behind at waist that can be let out
Additional Notes: A beautiful, highly decorative example of an embroidered apron from the village of Polomka in central Slovakia. Undoubtedly part of elaborate church dress by a young woman for festive occasions – a true showpiece. Gorgeous floral motifs accompanied by the maker’s name “Hanka” and her initials incorporated into the design. Feels like bleached linen cloth edged with finely pleated wide cotton lace trim. Folds neatly into a pleated bundle for storage.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

Suitable for wear


WWII Era (circa 1930-1950)


Women's clothing