Old folk costume from Romania, handmade Romanian ethnic costume


Superb folk costume, traditional old costume handmade.

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Handmade traditional costume. Romanian folk costume composed of 3 pieces: ethnic dress with hand embroidery, pleated skirt and hand-woven belt.

The dress is hand embroidered on commercial canvas. The embroidery is made in cross stitch with brown and black cotton thread. Superb details made with yellow thread as well.

The dress is decorated with golden metal sequins.

It has elastic at the sleeves.

Age: 50-60 years

Good condition, with slight signs of wear. No breaks or repairs. The metal sequins are rust-free, very clean.

Measure M-L with the following dimensions:

length: 116 cm or 45.66 inches

sleeve length measured from the neck: 71 cm or 28 cm

chest circumference: 130 cm or 51.18 inches

circumference around the waist: 112 cm or 44 inches

Handmade ethnic pleated overlapping skirt from Romania which is part of the Romanian peasant costume .

Skirts length: 59 cm or 23. 22 inches.

It is adjustable with tie strings around waist.

As it is, it will fit to a waist of maxim 80 cm /31 inches. For the smaller waist circumferences the skirt will be overlapped.

At its lower hem the circumference is 2, 4 meters or 95 inches.

Dated: 1950 - 1970

Condition: perfect condition, slightly used only.

Handmade new red belt . 

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Data sheet

Embroidery colour
Cotton, linen
Embroidery thread

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