Women's costume from county of Sibiu

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Blouse (ie) made of white cotton, decorated with black embroidery called Punctul 'Ciocănele'  which gives the appearance of vertical bands of  black braid on the sleeves and front of the blouse. 

Black front and back aprons (catrinţe) made of a single width of black felted material. They have two rows of embroidery in black silk on the lower part, and an edging in black openwork with a row of crochet black lace on the sides and the front aporn has a fringe made of black silk thread on the hem.

Pleated white cotton underskirt (poale)

Narrow fabric belt (brâu) made of ribbon in the colours of the Romanian flag  

Black velvet waistcoat  (ilic)


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