Mărginimea Sibiului

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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. 

Black front and back aprons (catrinţe) made of a single width of black woven material, with crochet black lace on the sides and a fringe made of black silk thread on the hem.

Pleated white cotton underskirt (poale)

Black fringed scarf called broboadă



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Photo taken at Astra Museum, Sibiu, August 1998 during a fair of traditional crafts.





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