Women's costume from county of Argeş

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Description

Blouse (ie) with gathered neck (cămaşă încreţită), with a rectangular strip comprising rows of black and gold embroidered across the top of the shoulder (altiţă), with vertical stripes of black and gold embroidery (râuri) on the front 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 motifs in gold and silver thread

Narrow woven fabric belt (brâu) with woven motifs in red, brown and blue

 

 

 

 

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