A Treasury of Slovak Folk Dress
This book spotlights incredible variety in the folk dress of western, central and eastern Slovakia and celebrates the village people who created such enduring beauty.
Dower chests in Slovakia open and thousands wear folk dress treasures for festivals and church events, a few still wear it every day. Marvel at the varied embroidery motifs and techniques, at weaving, seven kinds of lace, intricate beading, batik treasures, leather work and applique. All are on display in 160 color illustrations of folk dress and 80 photos of people wearing it taken by the author over the past 45 years in Slovakia.
Softcover: 136 pages, 240 full color illustrations
Publisher: Best Printers (October 2014)