Romanian Traditional Rugs

posted on 24th of august, 2017

The rug is a thick wool cloth with multicolored designs. It is designed for decorating and thermoinsulation of the rooms. In Romania space, carpet tissue is one of the main branches of folk art.


In the old days, the carpets were woven manually on loom, from the wool that was dyed with natural dyes, which the housewives prepared from the plants, following the recipes transmitted from generation to generation.


One of the main areas of Romania in which this craft was widely spread is Moldavia. The rugs played a special role in rituals and ceremonies, in appreciating the level of social and economic status and family mastery.


Originally, the carpets were not produced for sale, and only in rare cases when the family...

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Posted by Gluestick on August 29, 2017
Very nice!
Posted by Andreistancu on August 27, 2017
Thank you Risser :)
Posted by Merisser on August 25, 2017
That is an aesthetically wonderful and informative picture story! Thank you!

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