Slovak Folk Clothing | 1983


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Book Title: Slovensky Ludovy Odev
Translation: Slovak Folk Clothing
Author: Viera Nosalova
Language(s): Slovak with summaries in Russian, German, English & French
Published: Martin, Slovakia – 1983
Format & Size: Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket – 9.5″ x 11″
Pages: 222
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good – small stain on dust jacket; light wear
Description: The best scholarly work published to date on regional Slovak folk costumes and one of the most coveted books on the topic. Covers each ethnographic region showing photos and illustrations of the folk costumes from various villages within each region. Provides an explanation of local differences between villages. Black/white photos of people in folk dress, color photos of embroidery details, color illustrations of individual costume elements, and several pages showing the variations of costume pieces in different regions. Includes information on headdresses, footwear, embroidery, accessories, and more. Excellent resource for identifying and learning about traditional skirts, aprons, vests, blouses, caps, jackets, pants, shirts, and more. The illustrations are detailed and show the regional style of decoration, cut, and color. Scarce.

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Weight 3.25 lbs