Arefu, Argeș

Chemise with gathered neck (cămașă încreţită), one on left has with vertical rows of black embroidery on sleeves and front. Chemise on right is decorated in more modern style with vivid coloured floral and geometrical motifs. Modern wrap round skirt (fotă) made of a single width of black woven woollen material, covered with vivid coloured floral motifs and sequins. Hip length waistcoats (ilice) made of black velvet and decorated with small beads and floral embroidered motifs. Photo taken in Arefu, Argeș in April 1999.

CountryRomania
RegionWallachia
Ethnographic zoneArgeș
PlaceArefu
Published on 12th February 2018, last modified on 13th February 2018