Slovak Folk Embroidery – Techniques & Ornamentation | 1985


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Book Title: Slovenska Ludova Vysivka – Techniky a Ornamentika
Translation: Slovak Folk Embroidery – Techniques and Ornamentation
Author: Anna Chlupova
Language(s): Slovak
Published: Bratislava, Slovakia – 1985
Format & Size: Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket – 8.5″ x 11.75″
Pages: 544
Book Condition: Good Condition – split to front hinge (see photos); general light wear
Dust Jacket Condition: Good – light wear
Description: Scarce and highly coveted book about the traditional folk embroidery from folk costumes of Slovakia. The book is organized by region and shows color photographs of folk costume elements and embroidered textiles as well as patterns and designs for recreating the regional embroideries. Hundreds of photos, hundreds of patterns, plus useful text to introduce the folk embroidery of each region. Beautiful publication and an indispensable guide for anyone interested in traditional embroidery designs and also very useful for folk costume design and identification.

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Weight 4 lbs