Costum popular romanesc-colectia The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Romanian folk costume has remained relatively unchanged and continues to be worn for festival occasions. The basic model for women consists of an embroidered blouse and skirt, belt, head scarf, and often a vest or jacket

vintage romanian blouse

vintage romanian blouse--I actually have a very similar blouse with blue embroidery

Queen Maria of Romania

Königin Marie von Rumänien, Queen of Romania in older age

raquel welch wearing the romanian blouse

Raquel Welch (born September is an American actress, author and sex symbol . Early life Welch was born Jo Raq.

a beautiful "ie"!!!

The disposition of embroidery on this blouse is distinctly Romanian. Dense bands of geometric motifs over the shoulders and vertical bands below alternating with drawnwork bands are quintessentially Romanian