National Costume Archive


Collection: Women's Costumes
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Weaver: Lietuva circa 1920-1939 Colours:red background with medium blue, light green, orange and cream
Photographer:Aldona Rygelis
Although the weaver is unknown, this costume was created in Lithuania before World War II and brought to Toronto. This costume is brilliant with shades of red, especially contrasting with blue in the skirt. It has both vertical and horizontal banding. The crown is unusual as it consists of a band and scarf.