Women's costume from county of Romanaţi

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Description

Gathered neck linen chemise (cămaşă încreţită) with sleeves open at wrists. It is decorated with vertical stripes (râuri) of embroidered motifs in red, blue and yellow on the front, back and sleeves. A row of white crochet lace is attached to the open sleeve ends. 

The underskirt (poale) has a row of floral embroidery above the  hem which is edged with white crochet lace.

Narrow woven woollen front and back apron (catrinţe) with horizontal woven stripes in red, and black on the upper two thirds and an area of stripes alternating with woven motifs in white and red on the lower third which is called a “prag”.

Narrow fabric belt (brâu)

 

 

 

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