THE MAGIC OF BULGARIAN FOLK COSTUME
“The Magic of the Bulgarian Folk Costume”, Irina Vitlyanova (compiler), 112 pages, hardcover, format 17×24 cm, with 246 colour illustrations. Available in Bulgarian. Price: BGN 32 / pc.
Authentic folk costumes from the collections of 11 Bulgarian museums are presented. Among them – everyday and festive women’s, men’s and children’s clothing. Emphasis is also placed on the vezmo, which decorates the costumes, gives specifics related to age, social status or place, but mostly bearing symbolic codes for health and longevity, for love and prosperity.