Antique handmade Romanian traditional skirt from Oltenia / Mehedinti

A pleated over skirt, hand embroidered with white and yellow silk thread on a black handwoven wool background. Skirts length: 69 cm or 27. 16 inches



Around the lower hem is hemmed with a blue commercial linen.



It is pleated around the upper hem and it is adjustable with strings.



Age of the skirt: 60 - 80 years



Condition: good condition showing the normal traces of the wear for its age. The white silk is slightly bluish because the black wool dyed at home probably slightly bled into the white silk embroidery. Those inconveniences does not affect the beauty of the costume and are visible only to a close look. It is originated from Mehedinti county /Oltenia region. It is named in Romanian: valnic.
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