Salistea - Alba

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Women's costume

Gathered neck blouse (cămaşă cu mâneca din gât) made of white cotton.

Gathered coloured apron (şort) made of woven wool and decorated with two narrow vertical rows, and a  wider horizontal row of multicoloured embroidery. Multicoloured fringes made of wool are attached to the hem and sides. Back apron  (not visible) is a single width of black woollen material with horizontal stripes in gold thread.

Waist length  pieptar  made of white leather and decorated with black appliqué leather and black embroidery.

Black fringed scarf called broboadă

Men's costume

Brown fabric waistcoat (laibăr)

Gusseted shirt - Cămaşă cu barburi

Narrow leather belt

Tight summer trousers (imene) made of cotton or linen fabric

Sheepskin hat (căciulă)  

Costume Reference pages

Women' s shirts

Sheepskin jackets


Women's headwear

Fabric overcoats, waistcoats & jackets

Men's trousers

Men's hats


Photo taken in Salistea, Alba in April 1994


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