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Girl's costume - Red Roses model

Girl's costume - Red Roses model

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The Red Roses girl's costume is a traditional set of clothing worn by young girls around the age of five in the Carpathian Mountains. Made from cotton, the costume includes a shirt, a skirt, and a scarf, all of which are intricately embroidered with red and green roses on a white background.

The shirt is lightweight and comfortable, featuring delicate embroidery of roses that are arranged in a random fashion across the shirt's surface. The red and green colors of the embroidery are a reference to the region's natural beauty, with red representing the vibrant flowers that bloom in the meadows and green representing the lush forests that cover the mountainsides.

The skirt is also embroidered with red and green roses and features a comfortable elastic waistband that allows for ease of movement. The length of the skirt is typically knee-length, making it easy for young girls to move around and play. The scarf is a simple but elegant accessory that is worn around the neck or draped over the head, completing the traditional look.

The Red Roses girl's costume is not only a beautiful set of clothing but also an important part of the region's cultural heritage. It represents the skills and creativity of the local artisans who have been making traditional clothing for generations. The costume is a unique representation of the region's cultural identity, and it serves as a reminder of the rich history and traditions of the Carpathian Mountains.

The costume is often worn on special occasions such as weddings, festivals, and religious celebrations. It is a symbol of the wearer's cultural identity and represents the traditions and customs of the Carpathian Mountains.

Materials

Cotton

Dimensions

Shirt Width: 32cm, Shirt Length: 44cm, Shirt Sleeve Length: 37cm, Skirt Width: 28cm, Skirt Length: 32cm, Scarf Width: 69cm, Scarf Length: 32cm

Care information

Please wash at maximum 30 degrees.

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Handmade in Vrancea, Romania

Hand weaving is a cherished tradition in Vrancea, Romania that extends beyond producing beautiful handwoven bags to include other items such as wood carved masks. Skilled artisans use hand-weaving techniques passed down through generations, combining traditional craftsmanship with modern design to create unique and functional pieces. The intricate designs feature motifs inspired by the surrounding nature, such as leaves, flowers, and vines, while the use of natural fibers like wool, linen, and cotton gives the items a distinctive texture and depth.

Similarly, wood carving is another traditional craft in Vrancea, where local artisans produce exquisite masks. The process of creating wooden masks involves carefully selecting the right type of wood, shaping it into the desired form, and adding intricate carvings or details to enhance its beauty. The resulting wooden pieces are both visually stunning and highly functional, making them a valuable part of Romania's cultural legacy.

Both hand weaving and wood carving require great skill, patience, and attention to detail, making each item a true work of art. The end result is a durable and versatile accessory that can be used for everyday use, special occasions, or even as a decorative piece.