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traditional Polish outfit

From the Collection of Australian Multicultural Community Services Suite 111 44-56 Hampstead Rd Maidstone Victoria

Description
white top, apron, colorful skirt, vest, garland
Size
length 150 cm, width 60 cm
Object Registration
006
Keywords
outfit, poland
Historical information
Apparel and fashion in Poland has been influenced by the resources available, climate, and also by the other cultures. There are German, Czech, Russian, Lithuanian, Romanian, Austrian and other influences in the traditional dress of each region. Because of these diverse influences, each region of Poland has its own local traditional dress. There are roughly 60 unique costumes attributed to the different areas in Poland.
Significance
one of a few items of this kind which has survived to present days
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM