romanian coat and costume from Van Helsing - I'm very confused, because that looks like a corset... but to me this looks like men's clothes... and I don't want men to wear corsets :-D So - buckled leather vest?
Lace Peasant Blouse (above), $665, by Matthew Williamson is reminiscent of the poet shirt that was popular in the 80s. This blouse has many frilly elements including lacey fabric, scalloped edges, floral embroidery and pearl beading. net-a-porter.com
Christine Brown on Romanian Textiles, Part 1: The Lecture
On June 16, 2012, Christine Brown gave a Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning Program here at The Textile Museum in Washington, D.C. on the subject: Christine had recently traveled in Romania and, drawing on images from that visit and from the literature, she illustrated the use of textiles in Romanian homes, churches, and public buildings and talked…