National Geographic : 1934 Apr
©R.Raffius ROMANIAN PEASANT WOMEN WEAVE IMAGINATION INTO RUGS Their handiwork forms a bright wall along the Dambovita River in the Bucharest open-air market, yet no two designs areexactly alike. Less elaborate pieces festoon the lamp-post. In the peasant home hand-woven carpets are considered too fine to be spread on the floor and are hung onthe wall astapestries orflung over bed, bench, or table. Oriental work introduced into Romania in the 16th century influenced the native art.