Women's costume from county of Făgăraş

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Gathered neck linen blouse (cămaşă încreţită), with gathered cuffs with small frill. It is decorated with blocks of black geometric  embroidered motifs on the front, and sleeves. The neck has an edging with a narrow row of black embroidery and a row of black crochet lace is attached to the cuff frills.

Black front and back aprons (catrinţe) made of a single width of black felted material. They have two rows of embroidery in black silk on the lower part, and an edging in black openwork with a row of crochet black lace on the sides and the front apron has a fringe made of black silk thread on the hem.

White linen underskirt (poale)

Narrow fabric belt (brâu) woven with strips of red and yellow.

Black velvet waistcoat  (ilic)


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