Coşbuc - Bistriţa-Năsăud

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Man's costume 

Black felt hat pălărie with low crown and wide brim, decorated with a wide row of coloured beads and a large peacock feather Roată de păun

White linen straight shirt with yoke (cămaşă cu umeraş), with white crochet lace on lower sleeves, hem and collar, and rows of embroidery around neck opening, on hem and sleeve ends.

Hip length sheepskin jacket (pieptar), decorated with appliqué red leather, red silk embroidery and multicoloured woollen tassels.

Wide leather belt (chimir)

Heavy boots (bocanci)


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Sheepskin jackets

Men's hats

Men's shirts


Photo taken in Coşbuc, Bistriţa-Năsăud, in July 1991





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