Hand beaded on hand loomed fabric Romanian mans shirt from Bistrita M

Superb 40 - 50 years old hand beaded mans shirt. The origin of this shirt is Bistrita - Nasaud. The shirt is decorated with tinny glass beads on shoulders and collar. The lower hem of the shirt and also of the sleeves is also decorated with rows of hand made lace.

The fabric is hand - woven linen, 100 % cotton. These old men shirts from Transylvania are heavy shirts because of the fabric, hand - woven at the loom fabric but are so comfortable to wear because are hand - made only from natural fibers.

This type of shirt is worn over the trousers with a large belt and its part of Romanian peasant costume.



In actual mans sizes is size S, but, please, check the measurements listed. In actual women size (because it can be worn as a dress) it is M size.

Measurements:

shoulder to shoulder: 40 cm or 15. 74 inches

under armpit to under armpit: 60 cm or 23. 62 inches

shirts length, from collar to hem: 94 cm or 37 inches

sleeves length: 60 cm or 23. 6 inches (including the lace borders).

Those old type of shirts are not very comfortable to wear under armpits. They have a different cut compared with the actual shirts. So you may expect that under armpits the shirts are not very comfortable. But they are wearable.



Condition: The shirt is in very good condition with only minimum traces of the wear. No hole or any noticeable stains. The tatted lace is made of brown and white cotton thread.



The blouse is BEAUTIFUL and extremely hard to find in this condition and size ! It is a shirt worn only in special occasions: weddings, ceremonies.



Age: 40 - 50 years old.

Weight: more than. 1 kilo, 2. 2 pounds


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