Costumes Friuli – Venezia Giulia

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We continue the series of descriptions of folk costumes taken from the book, now out of print, Il Costume popolare in Italia, by Emma Calderini, published by Sperling & Kupfer, Milano. In this issue, we highlight two costumes from the region of Friuli – Venezia Giulia. Click here to see the entire gallery.

Montanara dei dintorni di Udine / Woman of the Mountains around Udine
Blouse of homespun cloth. Close-fitting sleeveless vest of cotton, buttoned up the front. Underskirt of cotton, with a border. Over that another skirt, also of cotton, pulled up. The apron is of a cotton print. Knit stockings. The shoes are a type of wooden clog with a toe that points up and a strap of leather. On the head, a scarf of fringed wool.

Blouse of homespun cloth. Close-fitting sleeveless vest of cotton, buttoned up the front. Underskirt of cotton, with a border. Over that another skirt, also of cotton, pulled up. The apron is of a cotton print. Knit stockings. The shoes are a type of wooden clog with a toe that points up and a strap of leather. On the head, a scarf of fringed wool.

Abito della sposa di Gorizia /Bride of Gorizia

The blouse is of delicately smocked cloth, embroidered and with lace. The vest, laced up the front, is of shot silk taffeta, like the dress. A silk shawl is crossed over the chest. The silk apron is tied at the waist with beautiful ribbons, also of silk. White knit stockings. Leather shoes. Gold filigreed earrings. Necklace of gold filigree and coral, with a gold filigreed cross. On the head, an embroidered veil with a small bunch of flowers at the forehead.

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