Ensemble Date: 19th century Culture: Romanian Medium: wool, cotton

Ensemble Date: century Culture: Romanian Medium: wool, cotton by polly

Romanian blouse detail 19th C

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The Bukovynian women refer to the embroidery of the Podillians just to the north as being 'sad', because it is almost completely black. Oddly, the same is true of much of the embroidery of the Romanians to the south, although the two styles are very different. There are usually vertical rows of motifs embroidered on both the front and back of the chemise top.

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume and Embroidery of Bukovyna, Ukraine, part 1 morshchanka

FolkCostume и вышивки: вышивка Zastawna округа, Cherniwtsi области, Буковина, Украина

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Embroidery of Zastawna county, Cherniwtsi oblast, Bukovyna, Ukraine

you will see the three part embroidery which is so typical of this entire area. Here is another. These are both morshchanka type.

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume and Embroidery of Bukovyna, Ukraine, part 1 morshchanka

Romanian traditional folk costume

Traditional Romanian Folk Costume from Southern Romania, Muscel, county of Arges.

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