FESTIVE EMBROIDERED PEASANT BLOUSE, CÂMPULUNG MUSCEL

2/2 19th century

Female shirt made out of gossamer embellished with floral geometric motifs embroidered with silk thread and metallic thread in a continuous pattern. The shirt has long sleeves, decorated with three overlapping longitudinal segments, with wide embroidery on the shoulders and another embroidered section between the sleeve sections and the shoulder ones. On the chest there are three embellished segments displayed on either side of the medial slit. One may notice the rhombic motifs with centred crosses, typical for the area.

This heritage piece is part of the Doctor Nicolae Minovici collection and can be viewed in the upcoming exhibition “The dr. Nicolae Minovici Villa: Restitutio”, which will be inaugurated on Wednesday October 18th 2017, at 18:00.