Kamizelka - Etnodizajn "Wzornik" / ENG: http://www.etnodizajn.pl/patternbook/ #etno #folk #inspirations

Mans vest of black wool. Embroidery and sequins. Trimmed with red wool. Łemko Folk (the so-called Rusin Szlachtowski Folk), former village of Biała Woda, currently part of village of Jaworki near Szczawnica, P.

Albanian Jelek or Xhamadan wool vest, 19th-early 20th C.

Albanian wool jelek or xhamadan vests, heavy white felt nearly completely covered in colorful soutache, cording and applique having small inside gingham pocket, late c

Albanian Vest.  Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (via metmuseum.org)

The layers of embellishment on this Albanian vest quarter century) include gold braid, gold cord in an intricate foliate pattern; and gold spangles. The lively patterned ikat lining adds to its festive appeal.

Two Women's Folk Vests, Slovakia, 1850-1899, Augusta Auctions, November 13, 2013 - NYC, Lot 419

Slovakia, women's folk vests, both silk brocade : 1 magenta & red w/ decorative buttons & wool felt cutouts ; 1 green w/ gold braid & turquoise buttons,