Costeni - Lăpuş

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Chemises with yoke (cămaşă cu platcă) made of white linen decorated with a narrow row of blue floral motifs on the edge of the yoke and collar.

Lady in foreground also has rows of embroidery on the elbow (cămaşă cu şire peste cot) and cuffs of her chemise, and is wearing a brown pieptar, decorated with red and green embroidery.

Black skirts

Black headscarves


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Women' s shirts

Women's chemise and blouse decoration patterns

Sheepskin jackets




Photo taken when we drove along an unmade road in Costeni, Lăpuş, in August 1997 on a Sunday afternoon and came across a village celebration.





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