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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)

    Bibliography:
    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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