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Traditional Embroidery

The traditional embroidery is the most widespread and internationally recognized form of folk art of Romania, through the traditional blouses. The Romanian territory recognizes so many different patterns and different types of embroidery, even from one village to another. We are interested in presenting the folk embroideries which are typically manufactured in traditional villages, having a connection with the old traditions that represent authentic folk arts.

Wondrous Antique Embroidery Motifs on this Late 1800s Peasant Blouse

Antique Embroidery

Wondrous Antique Embroidery Motifs on this Late 1800s Peasant Blouse The good thing about being an antique collector is that you never know what you will find. The adventure begins when you find something very old and rare. It’s curiosity that’s pushing you forward to dig in deeper into the ...

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The Folk Costume from Transylvania Part 1

Folk Costume

The women’s traditional folk costume from Transylvania features two aprons, and a peasant blouse with puffy sleeves and ruffled cuffs. Unlike the typical ie with altiță and încreț, the shoulder ornaments are missing from the peasant blouses from Transylvania. The Folk Costume from the county of Sibiu Instead altiță, the ...

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8 National Costumes of Romania

National Costumes

The National Costumes from Moldova Region The peasant women’s blouses have ornaments arranged on chest, sleeves and shoulders (altita and incret) in one, two or more colors, with geometric, floral, zoomorphic and anthropomorphic patterns. The blouses worn on the hillside have raw silk embroideries on chest. A different style, with extremely ...

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11 Romanian Peasant Costumes from Muntenia

Romanian Peasant Costumes

Romanian Peasant Costumes from Muntenia Standing at the crossroads of the commercial routes linking Orient and Occident; Crossed by the Transylvanian shepherds, who were leading their livestock to winter pastures from the Danube Delta; In the late 18’th century, Muntenia gains access to craft supplies, such as metallic thread and ...

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