European Folk mask. Parau, Romania. Wool yarn with cloth, fur and beans.  A style of traditional Christmas or New Year mask from the area of Transylvania. It is almost flat and has no eye holes, it was to be held by hand in front of the face.

European Folk mask. Parau, Romania. Wool yarn with cloth, fur and beans. A style of traditional Christmas or New Year mask from the area of Transylvania. It is almost flat and has no eye holes, it was to be held by hand in front of the face.

Romanian traditional costume

Romanian traditional costume

Traditional Romanian Mask made to order by AuthenticRomania, $80.00

Traditional Romanian Mask made to order by AuthenticRomania, $80.00

Cloth Folk Mask. Bocovina, Romania. Fabric, hair, and beans. Romanians used masks in rituals concerned with fertility, rainfall, hunting, and for initiations in ancient times. Today they are still used to represent characters from folk mythology at special holidays such as Christmas and New Years, or for an important life events like a wedding or a death. Only men wear them. It is forbidden to say the name of the person under the mask. The maker of this mask is, Albu Ion.

Cloth Folk Mask. Bocovina, Romania. Fabric, hair, and beans. Romanians used masks in rituals concerned with fertility, rainfall, hunting, and for initiations in ancient times. Today they are still used to represent characters from folk mythology at special holidays such as Christmas and New Years, or for an important life events like a wedding or a death. Only men wear them. It is forbidden to say the name of the person under the mask. The maker of this mask is, Albu Ion.

Romania is a rich country when it comes to traditions and superstitions. Modern Romanians only keep a few of them, but many of the old traditions can be disco

Romania is a rich country when it comes to traditions and superstitions. Modern Romanians only keep a few of them, but many of the old traditions can be disco

Types of romanian  old houses

Types of romanian old houses

adelaparvu.com despre casa traditionala romaneasca refacuta din Prahova, Romanian traditional house, Prahova region (1)

adelaparvu.com despre casa traditionala romaneasca refacuta din Prahova, Romanian traditional house, Prahova region (1)

Prince Charles’s guest house from Transylvania.  #Romania #Transylvania #travel #tours #trips #vacation

Prince Charles’s guest house from Transylvania. #Romania #Transylvania #travel #tours #trips #vacation

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