Romanian peasant shirt, handmade ethnic man shirt from Banat size M

Romanian peasant shirt, handmade ethnic man shirt from Banat size M
Vintage man shirt adorned at the collar, on chest and cuffs with splendid hand embroideries: open work. It is originated from Western Transylvania, Banat.





The fabric is hand - woven linen: 100 % organic 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. Nowadays it can be worn also by women as a dress.



In actual mans sizes is M size but please, check the measurements. In women sizes is L up to XL size



Size:



shoulder to shoulder; 41 cm or 16. 14 inches



under armpit to under armpit: 60 cm or 23. 6 inches



the circumference right under the yoke is 180 cm or 70. 8 inches. The shirt is A shape and at the back is pleated.



shirts length, from collar to hem: 102 cm or 40. 15 inches

inches



yoke length from the shoulder, right below it: 42 cm or 16. 5 inches



sleeves length with the cuff twisted: 45 cm or 17. 7 inches. So I guess that the sleeves are made to be worn fixed with tie strings around elbow.

sleeves length if the cuff is not twisted, so the embroidery is inside of the sleeve is: 57 cm or 22. 44 inches



Condition: The blouse is in good to very good condition for its age. The embroidery is perfectly preserved. No noticeable stain and no reparation.



The blouse is BEAUTIFUL and extremely hard to find in this condition, age and size !



Age: dated around 1960 - 1980



Weight: aprox. 1, 3 kilo, 2. 5 pounds



An extremely beautiful Romanian man shirt and hard to find item,



The shirt can be worn with a textile / hand woven belt or an wide girdle. The belt in image I used only for display.



If you want to wear it as an actual mans shirt, you may cut it below your hips.
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