Heavily-Embroidered Chemise | Padureni, Romania


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Origin: Romania | Transylvania region | Padureni area
Era: Mid-20th century (post 1950)
Condition: very good; some reddish marks and small stains in lower section; stain on shoulder; general signs of wear; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements (with garments laying flat):
   Across front: 27″ between underarms (fully stretched out)
   Length: 50″ including lace
   Sleeve inseam: 23″ including cuff
   Waist: 50″ around
   Embroidered sleeve panels: 6″ x 21″
Additional Notes: Heavy cotton chemise with dense embroidery on the front, sleeves, collar, and down the sides of the skirt section. Trimmed with handmade crochet lace edging around the cuffs and bottom hem of the dress. The wide balloon sleeves showcase the detailed embroidery beautifully and would certainly garner much attention should you choose to wear the garment. As the measurements show, the garment was designed to be roomy and tightened at the waist by aprons and a belt so it will fit a range of sizes.

Additional information

Weight 3.75 lbs

Suitable for wear


Mid 20th Centuty (post-1950)


Women's clothing