Polish Folk Costumes - Internet Stores and PortalsThere are just few websites containing information about Polish folk costumes, especially in English. I found only a couple of stores which offer regional folk costumes for sale. Since the information in English is often limited but there are also some Polish sources available with beautiful photographs and description (unfortunately in Polish) I also included some of these sources knowing that some of you either know Polish to certain extent or at least know somebody who speak Polish. There are also some Polish-English translations available online, but many of them are or a poor quality (except dictionaries). Polish language and its grammar is just so complex!
Let me start with the stores. I found three internet stores which offer regional costumes for children and adults. Below are their addresses:
Polish dolls in folk costumes are available in many places. Here are two of them - Polstore & PolArt
Above links to Polish Folk Stores and also to other aspects of folk art (museums, galleries, exhibitions, events etc) can be seen from Polish Folk Art Portal. Unfortunately all the information is available only in Polish.
There is also portal in English devoted to Polish art from Buffalo - Folk Arts and Customs . It contains links to websites with Polish art available both, in Polish or in English.
Check all the articles and links devoted to folk and military tradition and costumes.
Check the selection of historical military Polish costumes, which are available quite cheap! Check also internet resources about folk costumes and information about folk, military and historical costumes.
Dress up a Polish paper doll and a gipsy doll.
written by Jagoda Urban-Klaehn, November 6, 2003 (article #136)
Polish Wycinanki Designs by Frances Drwal
There is not that many books with Polish folk costumes available in Amazon.
Below is the only one I found :
A book written by Christopher Majka, Sheilagh Hunt entitled:
Polish Folk Costumes
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