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Representative folk costume of Czech town Ústí nad Labem (Western Bohemia) is actually from Slovakia. Original costumes of region were replaced by urban clothing already in 19th century, so the region didn’t have any native clothing they could use for special occasions. After end of WW2 Czechs wanted to differ from Germans living in country no matter what (back then their relations were thanks to war really bad), and so one day in textil shop Iva owner placed behind shop window non-German, Slavic folk costume (its design was made according to folk costume of town Piešťany in Western Slovakia). She wore it for all special occasions to represent her Slavic nationality, and many years later she gave it to local museum.

Representative folk costume of Czech town Ústí nad Labem (Western Bohemia) is actually from Slovakia. Original costumes of region were replaced by urban clothing already in 19th century, so the region didn’t have any native clothing they could use for special occasions. After end of WW2 Czechs wanted to differ from Germans living in country no matter what (back then their relations were thanks to war really bad), and so one day in textil shop Iva owner placed behind shop window non-German, Slavic folk costume (its design was made according to folk costume of town Piešťany in Western Slovakia). She wore it for all special occasions to represent her Slavic nationality, and many years later she gave it to local museum.

(Source: mistnikultura.cz)

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