Book Title: Podjestedsky lidovy odev v promenach casu
Translation: Folk Dress from Podjestedi in the Changes of Time
Author: Jaroslav Horacek & Ivana Rozkovcova
Published: Cesky Dub, Czechia – 2022
Format & Size: Hardcover – 8.25″ x 10.5″
Book Condition: Brand New
Description: Undoubtedly the finest publication on Bohemian folk dress published in recent years. The book was researched and written by members of a local folklore group in order to recreate accurate folk costumes for their performances. The results of their work exceed all expectations and should serve as an example to other groups looking to preserve their local folk dress. The book presents the various stages of development of folk clothing in the Podjestedi region near Liberec in northern Bohemia. Includes examples of historic garments from private and museum collections as well as photos of the newly reconstructed costumes. The photos show numerous variations, details, accessories, and samples of fabrics used for both everyday and festive wear. Each page presents treasures and will keep you coming back time and time again. An indispensable addition to your collection.