Romanian hand stitched dress from Transylvania size M/L or 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.



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



length: 117 cm or 46 inches.



around chest: 130 cm or 51 inches



around waist: 110 cm or 43. 3 inches



Good armhole size for M or M/L size. It is adjustable with tie strings around neck. Unusual for this dress is that it is completely hand stitched with no stripes made of black cloth.



Good condition, clean and nice with only a small repair in front right under the neck. The neck is new, the older one was replaced.



The dress age: 1920 - 1960
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