Women's costume from county of Argeş

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Blouse (ie) with gathered neck (cămaşă încreţită), with a rectangular strip of black embroidered across the top of the shoulder (altiţă), with vertical stripes of black embroidery (râuri) on the front and sleeves.

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 decorated with woven stripes of gold and purple a narrow line of zigzag motifs in gold and purple across the back

Narrow woven fabric belt (brâu)




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