Short smock. Cut out from straight pieces of material, puckered at the neck. A great many designs on the sleeves, arranged in the typical pattern used in Romanian smocks, the top part of the sleeve “altita” (composed of compact rows), the “smocking” worked according to a typical technique, the designs along the sleeve are not so close together; worked in different colours. (Cotton thread with flax thread, fine coloured woollen thread, gold thread and beads). he back 630mm, length of the sleeve 80mm.
These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.
The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.
If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org