Kiereza was usually worn in winter. Recognizable for its wide, entirely embroidered, triangular collar called “suka.” The garment’s cut made the man wider in the shoulders and made him look fashionable thanks to the narrow waist and flared lower section.


  • Title: East Kraków region traditional costume - kiereza
  • Date Created: 1870/1920
  • Location Created: Małopolska region, South Poland
  • Type: folk costume
  • Photographer: Łukasz Zandecki
  • Medium: Wool and sequin stiching

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