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.
Black fabric waistcoat (ilic)
White cotton underskirt (poale)
Factory made headscarf
Black felt shepherd's hat (pălărie din fetru) with a very narrow brim.
Black fabric waistcoat (laibăr)
Narrow leather belt
Summer trousers (izmene) made of cotton or linen fabric
Note - these costumes are the same as those worn in Sibiu on the other side of the Carpathian mountains.
Costume Reference pages
Photo taken of couple from Polovragi in Gorj, at Astra Museum, Sibiu, August 1998 during a fair of traditional crafts.