Folklore group in Idicel, Mureș superior region

Woman’s costume
Gathered neck chemises (cămașe încrețită) decorated with floral embroidery. Waist length black velvet waistcoat (ilic). Narrow front and back aprons (catrințe) made of black velvet and decorated with embroidered motifs in gold, green and brown thread, and a fringe of black silk on the hem. Fringed silk headscarves.

Man’s costume
White linen straight shirt with yoke (cămașă cu umeraș), with wide bands of brown, and black geometric embroidery on hem and sleeves and fine white crochet lace on lower sleeves, and hem. Summer trousers (izmene) made of cotton or linen fabric.Hip length sheepskin jacket (pieptar), edged with fur and decorated with brown geometric embroidery along edges, and coloured woollen tassels on the front.
Photo taken in Idicel in April 2001.

Ethnographic zoneMureș superior
Published on 18th February 2018, last modified on 19th February 2018