Certeze - Oaş

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Straw hats (pălărie de paie) with narrow brim, decorated with coloured beads and a single feather.

Short waist length linen shirts (Cămaşe scurtă) decorated with black woollen embroidery on seams and hems. The neck is tied with a black woollen cord with tassels.

The traditional wide trousers (gaci) had been replaced by modern cut trousers by 1990 and by 1997  none of the men were wearing traditional costume.




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Photo taken the village of Certeze, zone Oaş on a Sunday afternoon in July 1990




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