Folk Costume of Czechoslovakia – Bohemia | 1949


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Book Title: Lidove Kroje v Ceskoslovensku – Cechy
Translation: Folk Costume of Czechoslovakia – Bohemia
Author: Drahomira Stranska
Language(s): Czech
Published: Prague, Czech Republic – 1949
Format & Size: Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket – 9″ x 11.75″
Pages: approx. 480 pages
Book Condition: Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket Condition: Good Condition – minor tears and marks
Description: This scarce book looks to summarize the information available (through 1949) on Bohemian Czech costume and presents an overview of Czech dress in the 19th century. It is a massive volume with scholarly text on the regional costumes of the Czech lands. Includes fantastic photos and old paintings from the days when these costumes were normal clothing and are now useful as cultural and historical documents. This book focuses primarily on the development and variations of Bohemian dress, as opposed to other regions of the former Czechoslovakia. Includes detailed sketches and patterns of costume elements. Approximately 280 pages of text followed by 100 plates of images. The photos feature very old costume elements not published in any other books, making this an indispensable reference for anyone seriously interested in 19th century ethnic dress.

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Weight 5 lbs