Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Lithuania - Traditional Costumes

Issued 18 October 1992 Folk Costumes of Suvalkieciai (Printed in Leipzig's Securities printing - house)
Suvalkija is one of Lithuania's regions in the southwest part of the country. It is situated southward and westward of Nemunas and includes the present district of Marijampole. After the third partition of the Lithuanian - Polish Commonwealth (1975) this territory was allocated to Prussia. Later it was incorporated into the autonomy Kingdom of Poland, where the civil code Napoleon was used.

Issued 30 October 1993 Folk Costumes of Dzukai (Printed in Moscow's Goznak printing - house)

Issued 26 June 1994 Folk Costumes of Lowland (Printed in Moscow's Goznak printing - house)
Traditional holiday clothes, which were worn by lowlanders men & women of various ages until the middle of the XIX century. Modern lowlanders clothes are based upon these forms

Issued 20 May 1995 Folk Costumes of Highland (Printed in Moscow)

Issued 25 May 1996 Folk Costumes of Klaipeda's Land (Printed in Budapest)

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