Vintage handmade Romanian peasant costume, folklore outfit from Oltenia


Vintage complete costume from Romania, Romanian handmade ethnic outfit .

Size M .

3 pieces:  hand embroidered ethnic dress, round pleated wool skirt and ethnic sash.

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Handmade Romanian peasant complete costume , vintage ethnic outfit from Romania / Oltenia .

1. Vintage Romanian peasant blouse from Dolj county. It is hand stitched on commercial linen, the embroideries are displayed on chest and shoulders. Dated around 1960 - 1980.

Good condition with normal traces of the wear for a blouse of this age: no noticeable stain, no tear, no repair.

Size M with the following measurements:

shoulder to shoulder: 40 cm or 15. 74 inches

dress length: 117 cm or 46 inches

around chest: 116 cm or 45. 66 inches

around waist: 124 cm or 48. 8 inches

The skirt is pleated around waist. The lower hem is decorated with handmade red crochet.

2. 50 - 80 years old pleated over skirt, hand woven with multicolored fine wool thread and cotton. The background is cherry red. It is a medium thick pleated apron from Oltenia, suitable for summer time.

It is pleated around the upper hem and it is adjustable with tie strings because it is an overlapping skirt. It also can be closed with a button and this way will fit to a waist circumference of 80 cm (31. 5 inches). You can move the button where you like on the waist line.


the maxim circumference around waist as it is pleated right now is 88 cm or 34. 64 inches inches. So the skirt will fit to any waist circumference less than 88 cm or 34. 64 inches.

the lower hem circumference is 3 meters or 118 inches

skirt length: 61 cm or 24 inches

Age of the skirt: 50 - 80 years

Condition: good condition showing minimum traces of the wear for its age. No tear, stain or repair !! Never cleaned thought, those hand woven skirts must be dry clean only !!!

3. Ethnic red sash new.

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Data sheet

Cotton, linen

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