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All 112 Styles of Folk Costumes of Romania


Romanian Folk Costumes: West Plains Scroll down and see map
West Plains Folk Costume's Main Feature: Women Wear One Front Apron, Very Wide
A Transition Zone
ARAD
Bihor: Crisu'Alb ( Map)
INEU
Bihor : Crisu' Negru.
MEZIAD
Bihor: Crisu'Repede
ALESD

1.Arad "Opreg" or 2
Aprons Style, South)

2. Arad
,
Urban Influence

3.Arad, "Zadie"or 1
apron style. North
Bihor
Woman
(Meziad)
Detail: Blouse
Details: Savarsin
(scroll down, Note 1)
Pants (izmene)
.
OAS
Depresiunea CALATA
CODRU
CHIOAR
BARCAU
Signature: Straw High Hat
1955 Picture of old woman wearing very old clothes

Note: Geographically Calata (Calatele / Kalotaszeg) is in Transylvania; ethnographically transition / common elements Bihor and Salaj



West Palins Folk Costume Main Feature: Women wear only one very wide apron.

 

Notes.
1. The ethongraphic zone "Crisu' Alb" is located along the inferior part of Crisu' Alb river. The superior course of the Crisu' Alb river belongs to ZARAND ethnographic zone (part of Tara Motilor) and is very similar to "Apuseni" ethnographic zones.
In the ethongraphic zone "Crisu' Alb" there are four sub-zones:

  • 1. ChisineuCris
  • 2. Ineu-Sicula  
  • 3. Beliu  
  • 4. Gurahont

    2. A few villages in "Crisu' Repede" zone: Alesd, Auseu, Baile Felix, Balnaca, Beznea, Birtin, Borod, Borozel, Bulz, Cornitel, Derna, Dernisoara, Gheghie, Girisu de Cris, Grosi, Lorau, Lugasu, Negreni, Pestis, Seleus, Sintandre, Sinteui, Sintion, Tarian, Tinaud, Vadul Crisului

    3.A few villages in "Crisu' Negru" zone: :Delani, Gurani, Holod, Meziad, Pietroasa, Sudrugiu, Tarcaia, Varzari

    4. Barcau & Crasna Valley

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