Women's costume from zone of Chioar, Maramureş, county

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Description

Chemise with yoke (cămaşă cu platcă) and square neck. Sleeves are open at lower ends. It is decorated with blue and purple floral embroidered motifs around the neck and above the sleeve ends. The sleeves are edged with white crochet lace, edged with a row of blue embroidery.

Gathered white linen skirt (poale), with white embroidered decoration and cut work, and edged with a row of white crochet lace.

Red cotton gathered front apron (şort), decorated with a wide band of geometric embroidery above the hem. (Note - possibly from south east Romania)

 

 

 

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