Hand stitched ethnic dress, vintage Slavic dress from Transylvania, Croatian folk dress size S - M

Extremely hard to find, gorgeous Romanian / Croatian dress from Banat, hand embroidered with mainly aubergine / burgundy cotton thread on fine commercial cotton fabric. The embroideries are tinny and delicate and splendid hand done. The dress have museum value and it is hand made in between 1920 and 1960.



The commercial linen used on Romanian costumes at the beginning of the 20th century was a sign of the social status because it was imported and expensive. The peasants, the ordinary people from Romania worn before WWI and WWII only clothes hand made on hand loomed in households linen.



The dress is originated from Banat folkloric region of Romania and it is worn of the ethnic Croatians living here.





The dress have a low waist and it is pleated at the back. It is a RETRO style dress.



Size S - M or M with the following measurements



shoulder + sleeve measured from the neckline: 80 cm or 31. 5 inches



around chest: 108 cm or 42. 55 inches



around waist: 110 cm or 43. 3 inches



dress length: 104 cm or 41 inches



Handmade in between 1920 - 1960



Condition: good with minimum traces of the wear, beautiful handmade and preserved. The upper part and the lower part are from the same era. On the right sleeve, at back there are few rust stains.



The dress is washed, clean and ready to be used. Wash the dress with cold water and mild detergent.
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