Women's costume from county of Argeş, Muscel

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Description

Blouse (ie) with gathered neck (cămaşă încreţită), with a wide rectangular strip of red woollen embroidery across the shoulder (altiţă), and vertical stripes (râuri) on the front and sleeves.

Underskirt (poale) with a row of co-ordinating embroidery on hem.

Wrap round skirt (fota) made of a single width of black woven woollen material, with a wide woven border on the front, and hem with geometric motifs in gold and silver thread, and a narrow row of motifs above this on the back

Narrow woven fabric belt (brâu) with woven motifs in red and gold thread

 

 

 

 

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