Miriam makeba doll

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Doll in Slovenian national costume

This is an example of a doll dressed in the style of the Upper Carniola Region situated in the Slovenian Alps. Moreover, Gorenjska is the common name for this region in Slovenia.
The Upper Carniola, or Gorenjska costume characterize traditional 'avba' bonnet. This costume is worn especially for religious occasions, such as Easter. Therefore, the gold color ornaments on 'avba' bonnet  may suggest this sunday-best national costume is a display of wealth.
Doll height 20  cm; made between 1960s-1970s. 

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