Old hand embroidered Romanian blouse from Transylvania - shepherd blouse size XXS - XS

A genuine hallmark of the shepherds in Carpathian Mountains, in between Sibiu and Valcea counties, the costume of this area has a well defined personality through the black and white contrast which the basic pieces display. The beauty and the elegance of the apparel aroused the admiration of the intelligentsia, who adopted this costume as as a national emblem at the beginning of the 20th century.

The female traditional blouse decorated with " umeras " and " sire "on the sleeve is thought to have originated in this area. This variant has the sleeve ending in " fodra " (flounce) and an ornament with " ciocanele ", black stripes densely sewn and placed vertically on the sleeves and chest. between which the "sire ", rows with small flowers and leaves are hand sewn.



The age of this blouse: 40 - 60 years old. It is hand embroidered with black cotton thread on white commercial linen, The black cotton thread is faded out on the shoulders and on the lower part of the sleeves: the vertical hand embroidered black stripes was heavily discolored, the quality of the thread was not as good as the thread used for the hand embroidered rows of flowers and leaves which are displayed on the sleeves and chest.

Flaws: besides of the discolored stripes on shoulders and lower sleeves there is a tinny hole on the back of the blouse and a small reparation on one of the sleeves.

The tie strings at the neck was added lately.

Around neck it is hand embroidered with metallic thread, this thread prove the age of the blouse.

Measurements: XXS - XS size, the smallest size in adult size or the largest size in childrens sizes.

Blousess length: 42 cm or 16. 53 inches

Around chest: 110 cm or 43. 3 inches.
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