Book Title: Stroje Ludowe na Zywiecczyznie
Translation: Folk Costumes of Zywiec Region
Author: Jan Gasiorek
Published: Milowka, Poland – no date (ca. 2007)
Format & Size: Softcover – 8.25″ x 11.75″
Pages: 390 pages
Book Condition: Like New Condition
Description: Comprehensive, hard-to-find book about the traditional folk costumes of the Zywiec region in the Beskid Mountains in southern Poland. Includes both Zywiec highlander gorals and the Zywiec townspeople. The book presents regional museum collections together with the private collection of the author. Includes hundreds of color photos of individual costume pieces such as blouses, embroidered vests, aprons, skirts, headdresses, men’s clothing, jewelry, lace, headdresses, and much more. Also numerous historic black/white photos showing regional peasants in their traditional costumes of the 19th and 20th century. An excellent, detailed historic survey of the local dress of this ethnographic region in Poland.