Women's costume from county of Argeş

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Blouse (ie) with gathered neck (cămaşă încreţită), with traditional embroidered decoration - rectangular strip is embroidered in white across the top of the shoulder (altiţă), with a narrow yellow strip below this (încreţ), and vertical stripes (râuri) in white on the front and sleeves. The back is decorated with isolated embroidered motifs arranged in vertical lines.

Underskirt (poale) with a row of co-ordinating embroidery on hem.

Wrap round skirt (fota) made of a single width of black woven woollen material, with a wide woven border on the front with vertical strips in brown and gold black woven motifs and a narrow horizontal border on the hem of brown and gold strips

Narrow woven fabric belt (brâu)




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