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Woman's shirt - North Star model

Woman's shirt - North Star model

Regular price £125.00 GBP
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The North Star woman's shirt is a traditional garment worn by women in the Carpathian Mountains. Made from cotton, it is a lightweight and comfortable shirt that is perfect for the region's warm summers. The shirt features a white background and is embroidered with black stars, a design that has become synonymous with the region's cultural heritage.

The embroidery on the shirt is intricate and beautiful, featuring a pattern of stars that are arranged in a random fashion across the shirt's surface. The stars are a reference to the North Star, which has been used by travelers for centuries as a guide to navigate through the wilderness of the Carpathian Mountains.

The shirt's design is not just beautiful but also functional. The cotton fabric allows air to circulate, making the shirt cool and comfortable to wear, even in the hottest weather. The loose fit of the shirt also ensures that it is easy to move around in, making it ideal for women who work outdoors.

The North Star woman's shirt is not only a practical garment 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 shirt is a beautiful and unique representation of the region's cultural identity, and it serves as a reminder of the rich history and traditions of the Carpathian Mountains.

Materials

Cotton

Dimensions

Collar: 28cm, Length: 75cm, Width: 63cm, Sleeve Length: 74cm, Sleeve Width: 30cm

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.