Clothing of Our People


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Book Title: Odev Nasho Ludu
Translation: Clothing of Our People
Author: Martin Benka
Language(s): Slovak with summaries in Russian, German, English, and French (including a translation of the illustration captions)
Published: Martin, Slovakia
Format & Size: Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket – 8.5″ x 12″
Pages: 136 pages
Book Condition: Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Condition – light age toning
Description: Beautiful, rare book featuring the folk costume illustrations by famed artist Martin Benka. Benka’s paintings and drawings show peasant life and costumes at the turn of the 20th century into the post WWII era (1888-1971). This book focuses specifically on this art depicting folk costumes from the various regions in Slovakia. Gorgeous paintings of couples in wedding costumes, peasants in daily wear, grandmothers in their Sunday finest, young bachelors, and more. Vivid, colorful paintings of costumes from Zahorie, Detva, the Tatra Mountains, Spis, Trencin, Cacov, Presov, and many other regions.

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Weight 1.5 lbs