Italian Folk Art Federation Of America

The Premier English Language Resource For The Italian Folk Arts

Our 2019 IFAFA Conference
in Milwaukee, WI,
was a resounding success!!

Keep watching to learn about the next IFAFA conference.
More info will be posted on our Event Page when details are available.


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Explore our enormous collection of costumes from many different regions of Italy.  Emma Calderini not only drew all the illustrations, but also researched and wrote a history of the costumes and individual costume descriptions. The book is “Il costume popolare in Italia,” published by Sterling & Kupfer, Milano, in 1952.

Jackie Capurro has provided translations of the descriptions