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

Short waist length linen shirt (Cămaşe scurtă) decorated with black, blue and maroon woollen embroidery on shoulders, cuffs and and hem. The neck is tied with a black woollen cord with tassels.

Traditional wide trousers (gaci), each leg being made of at least 2 widths of linen cloth, and decorated with rows of black braid on bottom of legs.

Shoulder bag decorated with coloured woollen embroidery and tassles.

Heavy black leather boots (bocani)

 

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Photo taken in Negreşti-Oaş, in July 1990

 

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