Woman in traditional costume from Šibenik Croatia 1870.
(ŽENSKA NOŠNJA IZ ŠIBENIKA)
Šibenik is a city of stairs with over 2800 steps within its streets. It has many sights and monuments.
Founded in the 10th century on the banks of a deep bay at the mouth of the Krka River, it was for a short time the capital of the Croatian Kingdom. The historic centre of the old town is overlooked by the fortress of Saint-Michel. Šibenik is the oldest town founded by the Croats on the Adriatic coast, first mentioned in documents in 1066, where it is called Krešimirova, name later changed to Šibenik.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)