Italian Folk Art Federation Of America

The Premier English Language Resource For The Italian Folk Arts

2019 IFAFA Conference
Milwaukee, WI

The next IFAFA conference will be held in Milwaukee, WI,
September 27-29
at the Crowne Plaza
Milwaukee Airport.
More info on our Event Page.


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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