Getting Dressed in Hungary

Hungarian traditional clothing

The old home-made garments were made of durable material to serve several generations. Nowadays these clothing can only be seen during festivals, celebrations and in some parts of the county.  You can meet people wearing them in Transylvania, around Hollókő and Kalocsa.

Those clothers are fine achivements in thetextile art. They vary from region to region. Flowers and leaves, a bird, are the most common decorative themes. The most frequent ornament is a flower with a centerpiece resembling the eye of a peacock’s feather.

Matyóföld, Kalocsa and Kalotaszeg are famous for their textile needleworks. When visiting a Hungarian home you will notice the many Hungarian textile arts, folk art.

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