Gallery: women’s aprons

There are five basic apron types: 1) the straight apron (catrință or zadie), 2) a pleated or gathered front apron (șorț or șurt), 3) the wrap round skirt (fotă) which is a single straight piece of cloth wrapped round the waist and fastened at one side, 4) a pleated or gathered wrap round skirt (vâlnic or peșteman), 5) skirts (with joined seam) called androc or fustă. These garments are worn in many different combinations according to the local zone and the prevailing fashion.

Published on 21st February 2018