Antique hand embroidered complete costume from Transylvania /Tinutul Padurenilor - size M/L

Antique hand embroidered complete costume from Transylvania /Tinutul Padurenilor - size M/L
" The inhabitants of the 32 villages located on the Poiana Rusca Mountains highlands created an original and unique folk costume in the country. Gathered on a ribbon around neck, the female shirt is the most valuable piece of the costume, impressive through its monumental character and refined elegance. Through the colour scheme and decoration on the sleeves embroidered with red and black cotton thread in old style techniques one can learn about the age and the civil and social status of the wearer. "

Doina Isfanoni - Patrimony Romanian costume



Complete antique costume from Transylvania / Tinutul Padurenilor containing 3 pieces:



1. The dress which is a truly scarce masterpiece of the Romanian culture.

Age: 60 - 80 years old.

Condition: good with traces of the wear. The black embroidery is faded out / discolored due to the age of the costume. On a small area on the sleeve and on the skirt, the black embroidery is not uniformly discolored, check the photos for details.

When worn the white fabric look clean and nice but if you inspect it in sunshine you can see many difuse stains that are NOT noticeable when dress is worn. A small tear on the back on the upper part of the dress. A tinny rust stain also captured in one photo.

Overall a spectacular dress in good condition, extremely hard to find and with museum value.

Size: medium / large.

The dress length: 134 cm or 52. 75 inches

Around chest: 120 cm or 47. 24 inches

Around waist: 122 cm or 48 inches

Around hips: 180 cm or 70. 86 inches

It is very heavy over 2 kilograms - 4 pounds.



2 A pair of woolen aprons decorated with stripes of embroidery and hand made wool lace on their border. Very old but in very good condition with only minor traces of the wear.



3. One belt which is not as old as the costume may be it is only 30 - 50 years old. In perfect condition.




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