Embroidery & Decoration of Folk Costumes


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Book Title: Haft i Zdobienie Stroju Ludowego
Translation: Embroidery & Decoration of Folk Costumes
Author: Kazimierz Pietkiewicz
Language(s): Polish
Published: Warsaw, Poland – 1955
Format & Size: Hardcover – 8.5″ x 11.75″
Pages: approx. 200 pages
Book Condition: Good Condition – slight bump to bottom cover corner; general light wear
Dust Jacket Condition: Fair-Good Condition – tears and wear along edges
Description: A fundamental work about Polish costumes, regional embroidery and other styles of clothing decoration. 71 pages of text, techniques, and history followed by 24 color prints and 139 large black/white photographs. Unique collection of images featuring folk embroidery and costume items from costumes from all of Poland. The photos are preceded by a section explaining the fundamentals of embroidery and decoration to help put the ornamentation in context.

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Weight 3 lbs

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