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Kierezja

Boy’s Kierezja Coat

The back of a boy’s sukmana coat, the so-called kierezja. Embroidered collar, the so-called suka. On the sides, mock pocket cuts (no pockets). Appliqué decorations of red wool. Fastened with hooks and eyes. Hand sewn.

Eastern Krakowiak Folk, Skalbmierz, P. Kazimierza Wielka, late 19th c.