In 1940, the great Matisse created the beautiful painting La Blouse Roumaine inspired by the beauty of the traditional Romanian dress. The folk costume varies greatly depending on the region of the country. This board will mainly focus on one piece of the costume, the blouse - "ia."
Romanian Blouse Date: early century Culture: Romanian Medium: cotton, metal, glass Dimensions: Length at CB: 23 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Gregoire Cavafu in memory of his mother Armenouhi Edirnelian-Cavafu, Romania, 1986 Accession Number: