Red Floral Vest | Sumiac, Slovakia


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Origin: Slovakia | Brezno district | Sumiac or Telgart village
Era: Early 20th century (circa 1910-1930)
Condition: very good; tiny holes scattered; one of the button loops has a loose end; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements (with garments laying flat):
   Across front: 17″ between underarms
   Waist: 28″ around
   Length: 19.5″ from shoulder to bottom edge
Additional Notes: Traditional woman’s vest from one of these two Rusyn villages in central Slovakia. Made of vibrant red floral cashmere wool with antique metal buttons (with enamel?). Button loops are handmade using traditional hand weaving style.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

Suitable for wear


WWII Era (circa 1930-1950)


Women's clothing