Folklore group at Săliștea, Oraștie region

Women’s costume

Gathered neck blouse (cămașă cu mâneca din gât) made of white cotton. Gathered coloured apron (șort) made of woven wool and decorated with two narrow vertical rows, and a wider horizontal row of multi-coloured embroidery. Multi-coloured fringes made of wool are attached to the hem and sides. Back apron (not visible) is a single width of black woollen material with horizontal stripes in gold thread. Waist length pieptar made of white leather and decorated with black appliqué leather and black embroidery. Black fringed scarf called broboadă.

Men’s costume
Brown fabric waistcoat (laibăr), gusseted shirt Cămaşă cu barburi, narrow leather belt. Tight summer trousers (imene) made of cotton or linen fabric. Sheepskin hat (căciulă).
Photo taken in Săliștea, Alba county in April 1994.

Published on 18th February 2018, last modified on 21st February 2018