Embroidered Homespun Shirt | Crisana, Romania


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Origin: Romania | Crisana region
Era: Early 20th century (circa 1910-1930)
Condition: fair-good; several medium-size holes on back; couple red spots; missing and broken buttons; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements (with garments laying flat):
   Across front: 28.5″ side to side
   Length: 23.5″
   Collar: 15″ around
Additional Notes: A nice example of an embroidered man’s peasant shirt from the region of Crisana or possibly neighboring Transylvania. Made of heavy homespun linen with archaic blue embroidered protective geometric designs on the cuffs. Additional whitework embroidery around the collar and on the shoulders. There are a few holes on the back of the shirt that could be repaired and well concealed if you choose to wear the garment.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

Suitable for wear


Early 20th Century (circa 1910-1930)


Men's clothing