Antique Romanian peasant complete costume from Banat / Transylvania


Antique Romanian peasant complete costume from Banat / Transylvania

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Antique Romanian peasant costume, museum quality from Banat formed by 3 pieces: hand stitched antique dress , hand woven wool aprons and a matching wool belt .

Museum quality .

1. Antique splendid Romanian traditional costume dress from western Transylvania, BANAT folkoric region.

The dress is fabulous and very scarce ! It display hand embroideries on sleeves, on front of the blouse, around the lower hem of the skirt.

The dress is hand embroidered on hand woven / loomed cotton fabric made of organic fibers, grown in household: flax and hemp fabric.

Will fit to sizes M or may be S - M too but check the measurements

Measurements of the dress:

shoulder to shoulder: 38 cm or 15 inches

under armpit to under armpit: 54 cm or 21. 25 inches.

around waist: 112 cm or 44 inches

length of the dress 120 cm or 47. 24 inches

sleeve length from the shoulder: 52 cm or 20. 47 inches

Age: 80 - 100 years old

Condition: nice vintage condition with minor traces of the wear. No tear or repair.

It is very heavy, I think around 2 kilos or or 4 pounds

The hand loomed fabric is thick as the denim is.

2. Hand woven Romanian traditional aprons, pair of wool aprons from Banat. They are hand woven with mainly burgundy wool thread. The frontal apron is wider than the back apron. They are not identical and this is common to Banat costumes. They are similar, matching aprons.

Universal size.

66 cm or 27 cm wide (26 inches x 10. 6 inches wide)

Condition: very good, with no tear or stain, clean.

Age: 60 - 90 years old.

3. An old matching belt.

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Data sheet

Flax, Linen
Embroidery colour
Embroidery thread
Age Group

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