Black Skirt with Colored Stripes | Podlasie, Poland


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Origin: Poland | Podlasie region | Zuki or Lipinki village
Era: WWII era (circa 1930-1950)
Condition: very good; light wear and surface soiling; small hole along bottom hem (barely noticeable from outside); suitable for both wear and display
Measurements (with garments laying flat):
   Waist: 28″ around (adjustable with waist ties)
   Length: 28″
Additional Notes: Handmade, heavy cotton (possibly with wool) folk costume skirt from the Podlasie region of eastern Poland near Biala Podlaska and the Belarusian border. The skirt was collected and worn in either Zuki or Lipinki village (these are neighboring villages with the same costume heritage) about 15km from the border. This style of skirt was worn throughout this region on both sides of the modern border as well as in Ukraine. Black ground with multi-colored stripes typical of the region.

Additional information

Weight 2.5 lbs

Suitable for wear


WWII Era (circa 1930-1950)


Women's clothing