Romanian layering. Natural dyes. Lace. The Costume Institute of 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

Franciszek Ejsmond - Romanian Maiden, 1885

Franciszek Teodor Ejsmond (Polish), A Romanian Maiden, 1885 (JPEG Image, 705 × 1024 pixels) - Scaled

Maria Queen Maria of Romania with her four eldest children Carol, Elisabeta, Maria and Nicolae.

Queen Maria of Romania with her four eldest children Carol, Elisabeta, Maria and Nicolae. Originally black and white photo coloured by me.

Baby Prince Michael with his mother, Crown Princess Helen. Helen never became Queen of Romania as she was divorced from Carol before he became king. After her divorce the Romanian gov't gave her the title "Princess of Romania". And after Michael reascended the throne in 1940 he made his mother "Regina Mama", Queen Mother of Romania.

Baby Prince Michael with his mother, Crown Princess Helen. Helen never became…

Queen of Romania with her two children. Prince Mircea died at Buftea on 2 November 1916 of typhoid fever, during a time of war, when enemy troops were approaching Bucharest and many battles were taking place close to the city. The royal family had to quickly bury him on the grounds of Cotroceni Palace, before they went into exile to Jassy, the old capital of Moldavia, the unoccupied part north-eastern Romania.

Queen Marie with a short haired Princess Ileana and Prince Mircea.

Marie came to Romania as a 17 year old royal bride and immediately adopted the dress of a peasant woman. The chin straps, head blankets and over-sized head gear came later.

Marie of Edinburgh (later Marie, Queen of Romania) acquiring the Romanian identity, in her peasant costume, given as wedding gift.

Maria Tanase si Mihail Sadoveanu

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