Romanian peasant blouse from Sibiu, Transylvania antique ethnic blouse size M - L

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 made of black cloth sewn on the blouse.



Beautiful peasant shepherds blouse from Valcea - Sibiu area decorated with black hand embroideries and black cloth stripes. The measurements of the blouse are:



length: 55 cm or 21. 65 inches.



around chest: 140 cm or 55. 11 inches



From under armpit to shoulder, the armhole is large enough, it have the distance from shoulder to under armpit: 27 cm or 10. 6 inches.



Size M - L or L size, no more because the armpit hole is only 27 cm.



Good condition, clean and nice. The blouse is an antique one, dated most probably in between 1920 - 1940. Because of that the black embroideries are slightly discolored.
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