Slovak Folk Costumes 

Duration of the exhibition: 30. 6. - 29. 10. 2005

Presenting complete folk costumes borrowed from the Slovak National Museum and folk accessories from the ÚĽUV collection, exhibition Slovak Folk Costumes in the ÚĽUV Gallery brings out a selection of numerous versions of folk costumes from around the country. The displays present ceremonial clothes dated back to the late 19th and early 20th century. The clothes are classified into the western, central and eastern Slovakia sections.

  • The western Slovakia presents clothes from the neighbourhood of Bratislava (Vajnory, Chorvátsky Grob, Čataj), Trnava (Dolný Lopašov, Trakovice, Piešťany), Trenčín (Trenčianska Teplá, Kubra, Bzince, Bošáca, Horná Súča), Nitra and Topoľčany.
  • The central Slovakia presents clothes and accessories from the regions of Horehronie, Liptov (Sliače, Liptovská Lužná), from the neighbourhood of Zvolen (Detva, Zvolenská Slatina), Krupina (Dačov Lom, Horný Tisovník, Bzovík) and Žilina (Čičmany, Fačkov).
  • The eastern Slovakia presents clothes and accessories from the regions of Horný Liptov (Važec, Východná), Spiš (Torysky, Ružbachy, Jakubany, Veľký Lipník), Šariš and Gemer.

Several clothes reconstructed in ÚĽUV with help of own historical documents are displayed together with traditional folk costumes. You can see a female folk costume from Chorvátsky Grob and Hrušov, a male folk costume from Krivany, a shirt from Kendice, and a chaplet from Ždiar, too . Modern clothes inspired by traditional costumes are a special part of the exhibition