Gura Râului - Sibiu

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Woman's costume

Blouse (ie) made of white cotton, decorated with black embroidery called Punctul 'Ciocănele'  which gives the appearance of vertical bands of  black braid on the sleeves and front of the blouse. 

Lady on left - Black front and back aprons (catrinţe) made of a single width of black woven material, edged with a fringe made of black silk thread.

Lady on right - gathered black front apron (Şorţ)

Black fabric waistcoat  (ilic)

Pleated white cotton underskirt (poale)

Black fringed scarf called broboadă



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Photo taken in village of Gura Râului, Mărginimea Sibiului in August 1998, on Sunday lunch time, when we just happened to reach the village as the church was emptying after the Sunday service.









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