Idicel - Mureş

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Woman's costume

Gathered neck chemises (cămaşe încreţită) decorated with floral embroidery.

Waist length black velvet waistcoat  (ilic)

Narrow front and back aprons (catrinţe) made of black velvet and  decorated with embroidered motifs in gold, green and brown thread, and a fringe of black silk on the hem

Fringed silk headscarves

Man's costume 

White linen straight shirt with yoke (cămaşă cu umeraş), with wide bands of brown, and black geometric embroidery on hem and sleeves and fine white crochet lace on lower sleeves, and hem.

Summer trousers (izmene) made of cotton or linen fabric

Hip length sheepskin jacket (pieptar), edged with fur and decorated with brown geometric embroidery along edges, and coloured woollen tassels on the front.


Costume Reference pages

Women' s shirts

Sheepskin jackets


Women's headwear

Men's shirts

Men's trousers




Photo taken in Idicel in April 2001





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