PEPIN is a series of thematic titles on various types of textile and dress - including unusual and overlooked styles. Each volume contains introductory text, fashion plates an/or historical images to show the subject in its original context and high-quality photographs and drawings of clothing, patterns, decorative details, etc. A wide selection of these images is saved on the enclosed CDs. EUROPEAN FOLK contains examples of the design of everyday textiles and costumes of rural Central and South-Eastern Europe. Typical design elements include elaborately embroidered compositions, cross stitching and colourful flower designs. Also included are many historical photographs and drawings of costumes being worn.