Oh LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! I have two books of Romanian Embroidery. One of them has plates of designs from different regions that look much like this. Someday when I have lots of time, I'll do a sampler of each. What do you think? Would you do this? From the Bukovina region #embroidery #romanian #sampler
Romanian folk costume, late 19th century. '. As in many cultures, embroidery is placed at "vulnerable" areas of the body: the neck, cuffs, and hem, but also at the shoulders and sleeves as a symbol of strength.'