Rare, antique woman's vest from Krakow - ca. 1890s
Woman's bodice made of blue wool. Decorated with haberdashery trimmings, buttons, beads, sequins and embroidery. Kaletki tabs at the waist. Fastened with hooks and eyes. Tassels made of bajorka (metal threads twisted into coils). Hand and machine-sewn. Western Krakowiak Folk, Zielonki, P. Kraków, 1928
Wool skirt with machine-embroidered flower pattern. Decorated with a velvet strip with embroidered flowers. Hemmed with cotton tape. Hemline with frayed trimming. Machine-sewn. Western Krakowiak Folk, Trojanowice, P. Kraków, 1920s-1930s
Woman's velvet katana jacket. Decorated with haberdashery trimmings, buttons, sequins, beads, embroidery. Trimmed with green wool. Fastened with hooks and eyes. Machine and hand-sewn. Western Krakowiak Folk, Zielonki, P. Kraków, early 20th c.