Women's costume from county of Gorj

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Description

Blouse (ie) with gathered neck (cămaşă încreţită), with sleeves gathered at wrists. It has a  rectangular strip of embroiderd motifs embroidered in yellow, and purple across the top of the shoulder (altiţă), with vertical stripes (râuri)  of embroidered motifs on the front , back and sleeves. The edge of the neck is decoratedwith a narrow row of purple embroidery.

Narrow front and back apron (catrinţe) made of woven silk, with horizontal woven stripes in maroon and black, with interspersed narrow white stripes and geometric  decoration on the black strips, and a band of floral embroidery in pink, pale bleu and green on the lower part. The aprons are edged with a black crochet lace in  scallop patterns.

Narrow fabric belt (brâu) with woven strips in black, red and white

 

 

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