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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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What other textiles and accessories were associated with the wedding, either as part of the bride’s costume or her dowry?

responded: Jun 21, 2010

Posted by Krissy

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When my Baba (grandma) was married, her hope chest had embroidered table cloths, bed linens, and tea towels. We still have some of the embroidered table cloths which are used for special occasions.

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