Dobrá Niva, Slovakia. Elaborately embroidered traditional costume bonnet.

Girl from Dobrá Niva in Slovakia national costume. Beautiful embroidery design.
Girl from Dobrá Niva Slovakia

Girl from Dobrá Niva, Slovakia.

Dobra Niva (in German called Döbring or Dobrone in Hungarian) is a town in central Slovakia. It lies on the River Neresnica between Schemnitz and Javorie Mountains, near Zvolen. The first written mention was made in 1254 as Dobrum.


The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)