Color Embroidery on Linen of Carpathian Highlanders | 1970


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Book Title: Barwne Wyszycia na Plotnie u Gorali Karpackich
Translation: Color Embroidery on Linen of Carpathian Highlanders
Author: Barbara Bazielich
Language(s): Polish with summaries in German and Russian
Published: Bytom, Poland – 1970
Format & Size: Softcover – 6.5″ x 9.5″
Pages: 146
Book Condition: Very Good – light wear
Description: Exceptional and rare book about regional folk embroidery from Eastern Europe. The book’s full title, which is listed on the first pages of the book, is: “Ludowe Wyszycia Kolore na Plotnie z Terenu Karpat, Gor Dynarkich, Balkanskich i Rodopow” (Color Embroidery on Linen from the Territories of the Carpathian, Dinaric, Balkan and Rhodope Mountains). The research presented in the book looks at the colored embroidery from the mountain ranges mentioned and compares the styles, designs and patterns. Includes black/white photos of embroidered folk costumes and textiles from Poland, the Ukraine, Slovakia, Romania, Slovenia, Macedonia, Serbia, Kosovo, Bulgaria, and more. There are 50 photos within the text and then 35 plates of additional photos at the back of the book. Scarce – only 500 copies of this book were ever published.

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Weight 1 lbs