Women's costume from county of Vrancea

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Shirt with gathered neck (cămaşă încreţită), made of white linen, with yellow woven stripes. It is gathered round the neck and decorated with large black embroidered motifs.

Black wrap round skirt (fotă) usually called catrinţa vărgată in Vrancea, decorated with vertical woven strips in blue, green and silver thread.

Black velvet waistcoat (Ilic) decorated with motifs and embroidered in gold and silver thread. The lower edge has a small fringe also made of gold and silver thread.

Narrow fabric belt (brâu) with woven stripes.



Costume Reference page -  Vrancea

A more detailed description of costumes worn in Vrancea can be found via the link above.

For specific items see:

Women' s shirts


Fabric overcoats, waistcoats & jackets



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