Original Beads Embroidered Blouse Protection

580,00$ 380,00$

Vintage hand beaded and embroidered peasant blouse with large bell sleeves, string at the split pleated gathered neck. Handwoven organic fabric. Crochet sleeve edge. Embroidered neckband. Ancient motifs. A traditional blouse with meaningful details. Features embroidered red crosses at the front, rear and shoulders. It was believed that a red cross would prevent the evil spirits to spoil a breastfeeding mother’s milk.

  • Period: 1920’s
  • Region: Oltenia, Romania
  • Condition: well preserved
  • Size: S/M  *US 4/6 *UK 8/10
  • Chest: 59.5 cm/ 23.42″
  • Front: 51.5 cm/ 20.27″

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