Women's costume from county of Suceava

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Modern blouse with gathered neck (cămaşă încreţită), decorated with a rectangular strip of black geometric embroidery across the top of the shoulder (altiţă), with vertical stripes of black embroidery (râuri) on the front and sleeves.

Wrap round skirt (fota) from the village of Satu Mare, Suceava country, made of a single width of black woven woollen material with woven decoration in vertical stripes in red, white and blue thread, with a plain black panel in the centre back and a red border on top and base which strengthens the fabric.

Narrow fabric belt (brâu) woven with red and green stripes.

Waist length sheepskin jacket (cojoc), with lower edge, sleeve ends and neck edged with black sheep's fur. It is decorated with bands of brown and black embroidery along the front edges, lower edge, sleeve ends and pockets.


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