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Traditional Weaving

Traditional weaving in Romania has been one of the most widespread form of craft practiced in every village household. Here we present Romanian peasants who still practice the old habit of loom weaving traditional textiles.

Who Brought the Floral Patterns to Bukovina?

Floral Patterns

Who Brought the Floral Patterns to Bukovina? Romanian Version If you ever observed the Romanian traditional textiles from Bukovina, they have strong floral patterns, as you’ve probably noticed already. Roses are the most popular and prevalent motifs on tapestry, rugs, table runners, waist belts and peasant blouses. Looking back to ...

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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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