Sardinia - colourful costumes

Sardinia - colourful costumes

Moravian folk costume, 1900-1925  Gift of Mrs. Olga Dana (1957.168-.170f)    This costume came to Wisconsin from Kyjov, Moravia, where folk costumes were symbols of national pride and of opposition to Germanization in the nineteenth century. Moravians took great pride in their embroidery. Women spent long nights throughout the year working on these elaborate pieces of art. Often created as part of dowries, embroidered dresses became family heirlooms as they were passed from generation to…

Moravian folk costume, 1900-1925 Gift of Mrs. Olga Dana (1957.168-.170f) This costume came to Wisconsin from Kyjov, Moravia, where folk costumes were symbols of national pride and of opposition to Germanization in the nineteenth century. Moravians took great pride in their embroidery. Women spent long nights throughout the year working on these elaborate pieces of art. Often created as part of dowries, embroidered dresses became family heirlooms as they were passed from generation to…

Experience the heritage of Bhubaneshwar with Trident, Bhubaneshwar  #holidays  http://www.tridenthotels.com/bhubaneswar

Experience the heritage of Bhubaneshwar with Trident, Bhubaneshwar #holidays http://www.tridenthotels.com/bhubaneswar

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