Women's costume from county of Mehedinţi

Eliznik home > Romania > costume > costume parade album - Oltenia > photo

Description

Blouse (ie) with gathered neck (cămaşă încreţită), with sleeves gathered at wrists, and frilled cuffs, with a rectangular strip of geometrical motifs is embroidered in blue across the top of the shoulder (altiţă),  and vertical stripes (râuri) of blue geometric embroidery on the front and sleeves. The sleeve ends and neck are edged with a narrow row of blue embroidery.

Narrow pleated wrap round skirt (vâlnic) made of fabric woven in brown, navy blue. white and pink thread. The woven pattern is designed so that, once the fabric is pleated, it gives the effect of an overall diamond pattern. The fabric has a wide border of horizontal strips at the lower edge, and it is edged with a wide strip of pale blue silk ribbon.

Narrow woven fabric belt (brâu) with red, blue, brown and yellow strips.

 

 

 

Costume Reference pages

Women's shirts

Women's chemise and blouse decoration patterns

Aprons

Belts

 

Eliznik costume collection


 

 

 

 

© Eliznik2005, First issue June-05, Last updated March-07