Lace, Velvet and Silk. Treasures of Sorbian Dress
The repositories of the Sorbian Museum in Bautzen and the Wendish Museum in Cottbus are full of treasures of Sorbian traditional dress that are little known and only worn on rare occasions in the present day. This book contains more than 100 colour photographs presenting the most stunning items of Sorbian costume as treasures of textile folk art that stand out due to their extraordinary colours, diverse styles and above all artistic perfection. These radiant items perfectly reflect the pride of their wearers and the artistic talent, craftsmanship and imagination of the sewers and embroiderers who created them.