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Sheepskin coats, jackets & cloaks

 

Photo taken at the Open Air Museum, Negreşti, Ţara Oaşului in August 1997

Domneşti - Argeş (Muntenia)

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Description

Shepherd's cloak called sarică or bituşca, made of several sheepskins worn fleece outside.  The one in the picture has long sleeves which are left hanging (i.e. not used as sleeves).

Black căciulă (sheepskin shepherds hat).

Man to right has a basic cloak(tol) over his shoulder made of brown check fabric

 

Costume Reference pages

Sheepskin coats, jackets & cloaks

 

 

Photo was taken in Domneşti, northern Argeş, in May 1999. This village is on the south side of the Carpathians. Similar cloaks are also worn along the north side of the Carpathians.

 

 

 

 

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