Search found 787 matches
Bright red traditional embroidery patterns on vintage shirts from northern Ukraine (so-called “polissia” or “woodland” area), the late 19th – early 20th century. In this region, most of embroidery designs were made using red threads. Looks very eye-catching and vivid. Ukrainian-embroidery49.jpg Ukra...
- Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:38 am
- Forum: Peru
- Topic: Peruvian traditional clothing - a must-have for a traveler
- Replies: 1
- Views: 1414
Woman and girl from Peru wearing a mix of Peruvian traditional and contemporary clothing. Note striking examples of Peruvian weaving.
- Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:05 am
- Forum: General clothing topics
- Topic: 19th-century fashion
- Replies: 18
- Views: 1528
Two vintage silk bustle gowns from the Victorian era. The sage green visiting gown on the left dates from the early 1880s, while the leaf green gown on the right is from about 1886. The colors are perfect and the cuts flattering.
- Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:10 am
- Forum: Ukraine
- Topic: Several interesting ideas for embroidered male shirts
- Replies: 6
- Views: 1892
Curious embroidery pattern on vintage men’s shirt. Central Ukraine, the early 20th century. Whitework, openwork, and other embroidery techniques are used to create this cute design. You can see a few buttons at the side of the shirtfront to help put it on, as the collar is a stand-up one and compara...
- Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:40 am
- Forum: Various pieces of national clothing
- Topic: Weird traditional shoes of the world
- Replies: 25
- Views: 5644
Scandinavian clogs or klompen – traditional wooden shoes. Such footwear was used in the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, etc. These shoes are worn, so it’s obvious they were in use for a long time.
Swedish traditional female costume. It’s from the American-Swedish Institute in Minnesota. Blue is the dominating color. Also, you can see cute symbols embroidered on the bodice – they’re meaningful as well.