Women's costume from county of Argeş

Eliznik home > Romania > costume > costume parade album - Muntenia > photo

Description

Blouse (ie) with gathered neck (cămaşă încreţită) made of factory produced cotton fabric. It is decorated with yellow and black embroidered motifs making a rectangular strip across the top of the shoulder (altiţă), and vertical stripes (râuri) on the front, back and sleeves.

Wrap round skirt (fota) made of a single width of black woven woollen material, with a wide woven border on the front, and hem with red and green motifs on a background of yellow thread

Narrow woven fabric belt (brâu) with woven motifs in lozenge shapes in yellow, blue and black.

 

 

 

Costume Reference pages

Women's shirts

Women's chemise and blouse decoration patterns

Aprons

 

Eliznik costume collection

 

 

© Eliznik2005, First issue June-05, Last updated March-07