Romanian costume parade - Maramures

Women's costume from county of Maramureş, zone Maramureş

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Description

Chemise with yoke (cămaşă cu platcă) and square neck made of factory produced cotton fabric. Sleeves are gathered at the shoulders and wrists, with frilled cuffs and frills on yoke and shoulders. They are edged with white needle lace, and a narrow row of floral embroidery on the neck front.

Striped front and back aprons (zadii) made of a single width of woven wool with horizontal yellow, red, green  and black stripes.

A beaded necklace (zgardane) made of several rows of small multicoloured beads threaded onto strings.

 

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