Sălciua, Muntii Apuseni

Gathered neck chemise (cămașă cu mâneca din gât) with wide frills (fodor) on sleeves, which open out from just below the elbow. It has several vertical rows of embroidered motifs along the sleeves in black silk thread, and a wide horizontal band of geometric embroidery above the elbow, this style of decoration being known as cămașă cu șire peste cot. A wide row of white crochet lace is attached at the wrists. White linen underskirt (poale) with a row of co-ordinating embroidery on hem and edged with a row of white crochet lace.
Pleated black apron (șort), decorated with two vertical rows of multi-coloured embroidery, and a narrow row of black lace on the hem. Waist length pieptar made of white leather and embroidery in dense black embroidery. Black fringed scarf called broboadă. Leather peasant sandals (opinci).
Photo taken at Astra Museum, Sibiu, August 1998 during a fair of traditional crafts.

Ethnographic zoneMuntii Apuseni
Published on 18th February 2018, last modified on 21st February 2018