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.
Photo taken at Astra Museum, Sibiu, August 1998 during a fair of traditional crafts.

Pleated black apron (şort), decorated with two vertical rows of multicoloured 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)

CountryRomania
RegionTransylvania
Ethnographic zoneMuntii Apuseni
PlaceSălciua
Published on 18th February 2018, last modified on 19th February 2018