Women's costume from Telciu, county of Bistriţa-Năsăud

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Description

White linen blouse with narrow yoke (cămaşă cu platcă) decorated with rows of floral embroidery round the neck and sleeve ends, which are also edged with a row of white crochet lace.

White linen underskirt (poale) with drawstring at waist.

Front and back aprons (catrinţe) made of a single width of woven felted wool. The front apron is mauroon with two black woven horizontal stripes decorated with multicoloured floral embroidery, and a row of black crochet lace on the hem. The back apron has horizontal woven stripes in red, brown and black with matching black woven horizontal stripes decorated with multicoloured floral embroidery, and a row of black crochet lace on the hem.

Sleeveless sheepskin waistcoat (pieptar) covered with brown velvet and edged with black fur, and decorated with brown and orange floral embroidery.

Narrow woven fabric belt (brâu) woven in pink, yellow and brown stripes.

 

 

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