National Geographic : 1927 Jun
COSTUMES OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA ©N.G.S. Natural Color Photograph by Hans Hildenbrand WHERE BEAUTY IS ADORNMENT The most brilliant costumes in all Slovakia may be seen in the village of Vlcnov. Over a snowy white linen shirtwaist with wide puff sleeves trimmed with deep crochet lace, is worn a vest embroidered in many colors and covered with thick red tassels, which are also worn in some com munities by the men (see Color Plates VII and IX). The gleaming red skirt is trimmed with richly embroidered silk ribbons.