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’Szpigieltuch’ scarf ’Szpigieltuch’ scarf

the first half of 20. century

The Museum of Katowice History

The Museum of Katowice History
Katowice, Poland

Winter thick woolen scarf called 'szpigiel' or 'szpigieltuch'. One-sided fabric with sumptuous ara-besque pattern in red and orange. In the centre of the scarf there is an irregularly shaped span of plain fabric, the so-called 'szpigiel'. Along the two shorter edges there is a fringe made of colourful plaited tape. Scarf worn only on special occasions by married women. It is folded in half and then diagonally, worn on the head or on the shoulders. Factory made.

Winter thick woolen scarf called 'szpigiel' or 'szpigieltuch'. One-sided fabric with sumptuous ara-besque pattern in red and orange. In the centre of the scarf there is an irregularly shaped span of plain fabric, the so-called 'szpigiel'. Along the two shorter edges there is a fringe made of colourful plaited tape. Scarf worn only on special occasions by married women. It is folded in half and then diagonally, worn on the head or on the shoulders. Factory made.

Details

  • Title: ’Szpigieltuch’ scarf ’Szpigieltuch’ scarf
  • Date Created: the first half of 20. century, the first half of 20. century
  • Location Created: Upper Silesia, Upper Silesia
  • Physical Dimensions: h. 320,00 cm w. 160,00 cm, h. 320,00 cm w. 160,00 cm
  • Photographer: Piotr Sobański, Piotr Sobański
  • Medium: Wool, Wool

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