Blouse

White blouses and skirts with red embroidery comprise a woman’s traditional wedding costume in Romania. The colour red symbolizes life and fertility. In Romanian folk songs, women sing about blooming red flowers embroidered on their wedding costumes expressing their hopes for a long and happy marriage.


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Why do you think embroidered eastern European blouses were so popular in North America during the 1960s and ’70s?

responded: Apr 2, 2012

Posted by Alex

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I think that it was popular in north america was because it was so intricate and also was very beautiful. I also think that the piece seems very flowy and rather comfortable, it also makes you kind of seem more cultural when wearing it.

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