Women's costume from county of Argeş

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Description

Blouse (ie) with gathered neck (cămaşă încreţită) made woven cotton with red stripes. It is decorated with alternate rows of geometric motifs in maroon and rows of drawn thread work on the sleeves and front.

Wrap round skirt (fota) made of a single width of maroon woven silk material, with woven vertical strips in gold and silver, and a wide horizontal border on the hem in yellow with floral woven decoration. The strips on the front are wide and infilled with woven floral patterns on blue and yellow backgrounds. The stripes on the back are narrow with geometric infilling.

Narrow woven fabric belt (brâu) in blue, yellow and red thread.

 

 

 

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