Antique hand embroidered Romanian costume from Transylvania / Tinutul Padurenilor size S/M

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. "

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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 minimum traces of the wear. No noticeable stain, no tear or reparation. Some yellow stains on the homespun fabric of the dress noticeable only in sunshine otherwise the dress look perfectly clean for an 80 years old item. Clean and ready to be worn. It must be washed only with cold water and a mild detergent because these items will bleed otherwise.

It is spectacular dress in good condition, extremely hard to find and with museum value.

Flaws I found: it is discolored due to its age, intense wash and sunlight exposure.

Size: small to medium with the mention that for medium size the dress will be uncomfortable underarmpits. The distance from underarmpits to neck is smaller than actual sizes.

The dress length: 122 cm or 48 inches

Around chest: 92 cm or 43. 3 inches

Around waist and hips 100 cm or 36. 22 inches

It is very heavy over 2 kilograms - 4 pounds.



2 A pair of woolen aprons, hand woven with thick wool thread. Very old aprons. . Both aprons are bordered with hand crocheted lace. They are in good condition and was repaired in 3 - 4 places. The repairs are hardly noticeable,

3 a hand woven antique wool shoulder bag in perfect condition.
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