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Tag / Children | Toys
Today’s post comes to us from an article originally written by Jacqueline Ruyak. The article appeared in the August 1996 issue of Doll World magazine. Unfortunately, I tried to search the company but to no avail. Does anyone have an update on Rezek Marionettes? Dating to medieval times, modern puppeteers keep Czech tradition alive with...
The book Československé lidové hračky (Czechoslovakian Folk Toys) by Emanuel Hercík was truly a labor of love. He worked on this project for over 30 years and as you look at the illustrations, you can see his passion in each pen stroke. Hercík was born in Komárov on September 5, 1892 and died in Brno on March 8,...
I remember when I was young, anyone who visited then called Czechoslovakia always brought me and my sister back Czech dolls in traditional folk dress and national costumes.  At one time, we each must have had twenty representations of our Czech heritage in the form of colorful kroje and ribbons. The dolls all had something...
The Apple Maiden or Apple Tree Maid is known as Jabloňová Panna in Czech. It is a Czech fairy tale as told by Karel Jaromír Erben. The illustrations are from my book entitled Pohadky with a copyright date of 1979. The following plates are illustrations from the story by Eva Šedivá. She was born in Prague in 1934....