ŠUMIAC /Horehronie/

ORIGINAL ARTWORK

Three original artworks are available from the ŠUMIAC painting – the 1/3 edition (60x90cm), the 2/3 edition (80x120cm) and the 3/3 edition (120x180cm). If you are interested, please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

FINE ART PRINT 

Exclusively printed on archival paper ILFORD GALLERY Prestige FINE ART TEXTURED, 220g/m2, in museum quality with 100-year color durability guarantee. Manually signed and numbered by authors, with certificate of originality included. The white margins around the print allow easy framing. In this limited edition of Fine Art Print, we guarantee a maximum of 100 pieces of one artwork. Choice of 4 dimensions, prices shown only for the first 40 reproductions.

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ŠUMIAC

Young woman of Šumiac started to wear their “parta” since 15 years old on church feasts, bachelor´s “party” or of course as a bride. Under it used to be worn strongly tied up pigtail which served as support for wooden spike, which was base of “parta”. “Parta” was composed of wreath made of white cloth flowers, crown of spangles and beads on wire and embroidered white stripes. It differs from bridesmaid “parta” by crown which was made of boxwood. Last wedding in this “parta” was in 1970s. In the first half of 20th century was widespreading of fully ornamental motive needlework. In Šumiac were popular floral motives which authors placed on painting. Anger and accusing look on model´s face can be translated as dissagreement with her future husband. By this look one can assume if it was wedding by her will and her love or not.