Certeze, Ţara Oaşului - Satu Mare

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White linen  chemise with yoke (Cămaşă cu platcă), with wide gathered sleeves, and separate gathered skirt (poale), with wide waistband. Embroidered decoration on waistband, yoke, cuffs and hem in black wool.

Gathered apron (şort) made of factory produced floral printed material.

Black factory made headscarf with printed floral border

Heavy Black leather boots (cizme) worn by women in Ţara Oaşului. This zone was relatively rich as it was traditional for the men to work abroad and send money 'home'.


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Photo taken in the village of Certeze, Ţara Oaşului - Satu Mare on a Sunday afternoon in August 1997





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