Blouse. 1875-1900, Romania. Cotton, silk. 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 Source: Met Museum
Traditional Romanian ensemble from Muscel area (vintage) found on FB page: Costume Populare Vechi
Foreground: The plant-like motifs (flowers, thistle, three-leaf clover) show that this ie comes from an agricultural village. Background: Thread-of-gold embroidered ie, worn on celebrations and special occasions.