Valea Danului - Argeş

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Gathered neck linen chemise (cămaşă încreţită), with vertical lines of blakc embroidered motifs on the front and slleves and horizontal rows  across the top of the shoulder (altiţă),

The underskirt (poale) has a row of co-ordinating embroidery above the hem.

Black front and back aprons (catrinţe) made of a single width of black woven material with woven strips in gold and blue thread, edged with a narrow row of black lace, and a frill of black silk thread on the hem.




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Photo of lady from Valea Danului, Argeş taken at Astra Museum, Sibiu, August 1998 during a fair of traditional crafts.


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