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"la blouse roumaine" - this is real an ART OB FABRIC - all the allover patterns are cross stitched, beautiful - and such blouses looks great to jeans too!

"la blouse roumaine" - this is real an ART OB FABRIC - all the allover patterns are cross stitched, beautiful - and such blouses looks great to jeans too!

Franciszek Ejsmond - Romanian Maiden, 1885

Franciszek Teodor Ejsmond (Polish), A Romanian Maiden, 1885 (JPEG Image, 705 × 1024 pixels) - Scaled

*Ukrainian embroidery:

Brokarivska embroidery - Soap or brokarivska embroidery - Ukraine Cross Stitch technique appeared from the middle of XIX century.

Traditional Romanian Folk Costume from Southern Romania, an area called Muscel, county of Arges.

Traditional Romanian Folk Costume from Southern Romania, Muscel, county of Arges.

Queen Elisabeth of Romania, born a German princess wearing the national costume of Romania

A royal portrait employing strong mythic overtones: Queen Elisabeth of Romania, born a German princess, adopts the national costume of Romania, with distaff and spindle.

Place of origin:  Murcia, Spain (probably, made)    Date:  1700-1800

Blouse

It's got it all--open work, smocking, blackwork, on linen.--OMG Blackwork is so beautiful and HARD!

CONSTANTIN MATASĂ - DESPRE VIAŢA DE ALTĂDATĂ ÎN ŢINUTUL NEAMŢULUI(1)

CONSTANTIN MATASĂ - DESPRE VIAŢA DE ALTĂDATĂ ÎN ŢINUTUL NEAMŢULUI(1)

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Embroidery of Zastawna county, Cherniwtsi oblast, Bukovyna, Ukraine

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Embroidery of Zastawna county, Cherniwtsi oblast, Bukovyna, Ukraine