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Young woman in traditional costume, Bistrita Valley, Moldavia, north-east Romania, c1920-c1945. Depicting customs and traditional labour in the rural Carpathian Mountains in the first half of the 20th century. The main occupations in this area were the timber industry and livestock farming. The local community were Orthodox Christians who led a very conservative lifestyle.

Young woman in traditional costume, Bistrita Valley, Moldavia, north-east Romania, Artist: Adolph Chevalier

thevintagethimble:  Romanian Folk DressVarious photographs...

thevintagethimble: “ Romanian Folk Dress Various photographs depicting Romanian old folk costumes from late Century and early Century.

Princess Ileana of Romania Gallery

Prinzessin Ileana von Rumänien, future Arch Duchess of Austria 1991

carte postala veche: femeie in costum popular, buchet liliac

carte postala veche: femeie in costum popular, buchet liliac

Porturi naţioanale romănesti "Rumänische Trachten" Postcard

Vintage Czech postcard featuring a woman wearing a Romanian style folk costume Saison Ciel

Crown Prince Carol and Crown Princess Helen (“Elena”) of Romania.

Son of Queen Marie of Romania (previously Princess Marie of Edinburgh) Crown Prince Carol of Romania with his fiance Princess Helena of Greece 1923

"Romanian Stamp - Dog Rose" Loooovely.

Postage Stamp - I used this stamp (in much better shape) as part of a tiny handmade book featuring all the stamps I could find with the 'Dog Rose' on them.