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Woman's shirt - plain

Woman's shirt - plain

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The traditional plain woman's shirt is a garment that has been worn by women in the Carpathian Mountains for generations. 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, which is a common feature of traditional clothing in the region. However, what sets this shirt apart is the beautiful pink embroidery of flowers that adorns the chest, sleeves, and collar.

The embroidery on the shirt is intricate and delicate, featuring a pattern of flowers that are arranged in a beautiful and harmonious way. The flowers are a reference to the region's natural beauty and serve as a reminder of the important role that nature plays in the local culture.

The plain woman's shirt is worn on special occasions like religious celebrations, weddings, and festivals. It is a symbol of the wearer's cultural identity and represents the traditions and customs of the Carpathian Mountains. The shirt is often paired with a long skirt and a colorful apron, completing the traditional look.

The plain woman's shirt is not only a beautiful garment but also a functional one. 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.

Materials

Cotton

Dimensions

Collar: 36cm, Length: 78cm, Width: 70cm, Sleeve Length: 70cm, 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.