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German Traditional Dress from the Sudetenland

Rare oversize german portfolio with stunning full-color, full-page plates of examples of traditional dress from German-speaking areas of the Sudetenland.

Depicted are Germans, mainly farmers, countrywomen,  brides and lads from Wischau, Lissowitz, Swonowitz, Schollschitz, Obergerspitz, Brunn, Kuhlandchen, Tesstal, Mahren, Iglau, Schlappenz, Egerland, Karlsbad, Chotieschau, Schonhengst, Braunauer Landchen.

The traditional dress is also known as National Costume or Folk Costume or in German: Tracht / Trachten
Each plate is exquisitely detailed, showing a man, woman, or child in traditional dress. Each plate is titled and signed (reproduction signature) and each explained in detail in the intro booklet.

Hardcover Portfolio

  • 8 page Intro Booklet w/ index of dress sketches
  • 38 loose-leaf reproductions of the color sketches

In good / fair exterior and good / very good interior condition
Portfolio worn, red cloth spine partly frayed, flaps tattered, ribbons torn away, plates lightly edgeworn, else ok.

All plates are complete, as issued.

Approx/Measurements: 21-3/4" x 15-3/4"  ~4.4 lbs.

by Fritz M.
Published by Folk and Reich, Prague, Germany


Airmail Free Airmail shipping from Germany with recorded delivery