Origin: Czech Republic | Moravia region | Ostrozsko area around Hluk
Era: Turn of the century (circa 1890-1910)
Condition: good; stress damage to sides beneath underarms; small tear at tip of back that can be mended; some wear at back along bottom hem; general age and wear; recommended for display only
Measurements (with garments laying flat):
Across front: 17″ between underams
Additional Notes: A beautiful lady’s vest from the region around the town of Hluk in Moravia. Made of purple silk with silk floral ribbon, metallic trim, glass buttons, and orange wool embroidery on the back. A stunning garment that could be worn with care, but is more suited as a collection piece or for exhibit. An early example of the regional style.
Suitable for display only
Turn of the Century (circa 1890-1910)