Book Title: Haft i Zdobienie Stroju Ludowego
Translation: Embroidery & Decoration of Folk Costumes
Author: Kazimierz Pietkiewicz
Published: Warsaw, Poland – 1955
Format & Size: Hardcover – 8.5″ x 11.75″
Pages: approx. 200 pages
Book Condition: Good Condition – dedication on first page; light wear
Description: Beautiful, old book about Polish costumes and regional embroidery & 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.