Romania Travel Blog | World Travel Family 22/05/2021
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Henri Matisse (French painter)- Romanian blouse- Henri Matisse's friendship with Romanian painter Theodor Pallady sparked his interest in Romanian folk costume. This type of blouse was a recurring theme in Matisse's work. Their friendship went back to their time together at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris (1891-1900). Quite apart from the closeness in style and demeanour, the two friends shared a great many complicities.. www.roconsulboston.com/Pages/InfoPages/Culture/Matisse.html
Cloth Folk Mask. Bocovina, Romania. Fabric, hair, and beans. Romanians used masks in rituals concerned with fertility, rainfall, hunting, and for initiations in ancient times. Today they are still used to represent characters from folk mythology at special holidays such as Christmas and New Years, or for an important life events like a wedding or a death. Only men wear them. It is forbidden to say the name of the person under the mask. The maker of this mask is, Albu Ion.
Traditional Romanian House
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