Romania's Secret Language — Martine Claessens
There is nothing random about the motifs sewn on the Romanian textiles, every stitch is a code. It tells you the story of it's creator.
Hello all, I recently received a request as to how to tell the difference between Ukrainian Bukovyna embroidery and Romanian Bucovina embroidery. There is no straightforward answer. In the local communities, the people know which village is inhabited by which ethnicity, and they could tell you, but there are no overarching rules which always apply. Nevertheless, there are regional differences, and some of these regions are overwhelmingly of one nationality or the other, only the central…