Romanian traditional mask. Now THAT'S what I call Boho... (OK, Bohemia is somewhere else altogether, but you get the idea...)

Charles Fréger captures the spirit of what he calls “tribal Europe” in his “Wilder Mann” series A huge array of pagan rituals, mainly related to the winter solstice and spring renewal, focusing on the common myth of the “wild man".

SUBCARPAȚI • Sărbătoarea națională • 1 Decembrie 2012 by Iulia Strejan, via Behance #traditional #romanian #digital #embroidery

SUBCARPAȚI • Sărbătoarea națională • 1 Decembrie 2012 by Iulia Strejan, via Behance #traditional #romanian #digital #embroidery

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.

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Semne Cusute: traditional romanian motifs - MOLDOVA - Iasi, sat: Tutora

Semne Cusute: traditional romanian motifs - MOLDOVA - Iasi, sat: Tutora

My Romanian folk inspired collection is now available in the shop (link in my…

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My Romanian folk inspired collection is now available in the shop (link in my…

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