Folk Costume of Southern Europe by Lilla M. Fox


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London: Chatto & Windus, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. 64pp. Illustrated throughout by the author. Bookseller sticker inside dust-jacket, owner sticker present to front-end paper, jacket in protective cover with some wear to the bottom edge, spine sunned, text clean and bright. A very good copy. 

Explores the regional costumes of Southern Europe, from Italy and Switzerland, the Mediterranean Ports and Islands, to Spain and Portugal. Showing how climate and geography. Fox examines in particular details of embroidery and lace, button-work, jewellery, headdresses and the influence which historic events have had on fashions of the past.