All 112 Styles of Folk Costumes of Romania

Romanian Folk Costumes: Valea Ampoilui or Zlatna in Tara Motilor, Transylvania
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Romanian folk costume from Transylvania,
Muntii Apuseni
Ethnographic zone Zlatna or Valea Ampoiului

Woman dressed in 1910 folk costume of Valea Ampoiului

  • cosite (English: hair braided in 2 braids, from the top of the head and brought down on the sides of the face)
  • cârpa alba.(Veil)
  • zadii caramizii, învrâstate (aprons, color orange-red, woven, horizontal stipes)
  • camasa veche cu râuri de pene rosii. (Old style shirt -blouse-, embroidery vertical stip of red flowers.)
  • cizme rosii cu gurgui (red boots, tip turned up)
  • Doua pieptare: pieptar scurt strans pe talie, negru brodat cu fir de aur si alt pipetar mai larg, neincheiat, tot negru, brodat cu fir negru (Two vests: one black, buttoned, tighth around the waist, gold embroidery; second vest is wide, unbuttoned, black color with black embroidery)

    1. Portul si industria casnica textila in Muntii Apuseni, by Lucia Apolzan. Printed Bucuresti 1944
    2. Evolutia portului popular in Muntii Apuseni (Anuarul Muzeului Etnografic al Transilvaniei 1959-1961) by Valeriu Butura

  •  Note 1.
    Before 1950, Lupsa and Ocolis were located in TURDA County (Judet Turda). Today the former Turda County is devided between Cluj County and Alba County . Because Turda is a better known city, we call "TURDA." area Ocolis-Lupsa-Mogos

    2 Aprons,
    Either mostly black
    or red & black horizontal stripes.
    Sheepskin vest
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