This costume has been worn in the 19th century by peasants from the lands of Pomerania, located in the north of Poland. It stood out from others Polish costumes, because of the use of amber jewellery and various embroidery. Although it has almost completely disappeared at the beginning of the 20th century, thanks to written accounts and paintings, it has been reconstructed and today is still used on the folk song and dance festivals. Kaszuby male folk dress customarily includes: a linen shirt with a decorative collar, one-colored vest – „liwka“, a dark blue embroidered overcoat – „węps“ and pale suede pants. The whole costume is completed with an elegant silk scarf worn around the neck, a felt hat and knee-high leather boots. This handmade glass boy brings memories about the traditional costume and the embroidery from the Kaszuby region. It belongs to the Bombkarnia author’s collection.
Size: ~14 cm