10 MAY 1930, Page 26

The designs of carpets, tapestries, aprons, skirts, table cloths, etc.

which have been reproduced in Mr, George Opre:scu's Peasant Art in Roumania (The Studio, 7s. 6d.), are truly exq_uisite. They should be a great delight and assistance to anyone who is interested in embroidery. There are also some charming photographs of Roumanian peasants in their national costumes, bleaching their linen, at Work in the fields, going to market, or dancing their national dances. Mr. Oprescu writes with knowledge and enthusiasm of the so far little known arts and handicrafts of Roumania and Her note. Majesty Queen Marie contributes a sympathetic introductory -(Continued on page-799.)