National Costume Archive


Collection: Women's Costumes
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Vintage: 1950's Materials: Wool, linen, cotton
Weaver: Aldona Vaitonienė
Photographer:Aidas Rygelis Odonelis
This costume, woven in the 1950's, is an example of the richness and complexity of the patterns used for modern costumes. The background turquoise colour is unusual and quite striking in contrast with the pale and dark violet and white in the horizontal bands.