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Textile Artistry in Rural Areas of Maramures

Romanian Traditional Costume

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian Textiles In The North: Artisanal Craftwork in Rural Areas of Maramureș Only one mile away from the village of Sârbi, where we received an education in straw hat making, in the neighbouring village of Budești, 76 year-old Anuța Ciceu introduced us to the traditional Romanian textiles of Maramureș. Exploring ...

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The Romanian Traditional Carpets, Wall Hangings and Kilims from Oltenia

Romanian Traditional Carpets

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+The Romanian Traditional Carpets, Wall Hangings and Kilims from Oltenia Beauty and utility are profoundly intertwined within a Romanian homestead. The typical zest for living flows from a setting where aesthetics and usability work together to make  life more vivid and enjoyable, pointing out a way of  thinking and underlying needs. The ...

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The Craft of Traditional Wall Carpets in Romania and Republic of Moldova

Wall Carpets

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Traditional wall carpets craftsmanship of Romania and the Republic of Moldova has prevailed among peasants, as stated by historian and art critic G. Oprescu in “L’art du paysan roumain” (Bucharest,  1937, p 63). Written evidence suggests the presence of specialized weaving settlements before the mid-20 century, of full time weavers, both ...

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Old Traditional Romanian Tapestry Patterns that Should be Revived

Romanian Tapestry

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Old Traditional Romanian Tapestry Patterns that Should be Revived If we look at the traditional Romanian tapestry from Bukovina, at what’s currently popular in the area, we see things have changed a lot in the past 80 years. The authentic, traditional geometric patterns have been replaced with strong floral designs, the ...

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Who Brought the Floral Patterns to Bucovina?

Romanian Folk Art

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Who Brought the Woven and Embroidered Floral Patterns to Bucovina? If you ever observed the Romanian traditional textiles from Bucovina, they have strong embroidered or woven floral patterns, as you’ve probably noticed already. Roses are the most popular and prevalent motifs on tapestry, rugs, table runners, waist belts and Romanian ...

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