Folk Art in Slovakia


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Book Title: Ludove Umenie na Slovensku
Translation: Folk Art in Slovakia
Author: Frantisek Kalesny
Language(s): Slovak
Published: Martin, Slovakia – 1955
Format & Size: Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket – 8.5″ x 12″
Pages: 280 pages
Book Condition: Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket Condition: Good Condition – light wear and chipping to edges
Description: Beautiful, scarce book (only 4,400 copies published) about the traditional folk art and culture of Slovakia. Covers ceramics & pottery, glass art, painting on glass, stone carving, iron work, basket and fiber weaving, wood carving, textile art, weaving, indigo printing, embroidery, lace, bobbin lace, leather work, baking, architecture, folk painting, costumes, folklore, folk tales, dance, songs, folk theater, and folk proverbs. Over 200 pages are devoted to the material culture and about 20 are reserved for songs, dance, and traditions. Lovely photographs of regional folk arts and costumes (primarily black/white with a few color photos) in various regions of the country.

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Weight 3.5 lbs

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