National Geographic : 1934 Apr
IN ivaiui i vjcugapuie society THE PEASANT WOMAN OF ROMANIA IS EVER SPINNING As a first step in the weaving of a rug, she draws and twists the wool from her distaff and winds it as yarn upon a spindle. The designs, such as that of the rug on the steps, are made up "out of her head." Natural Color Photographs by Wilhelm Tobien SOME DAY THE GIRLMAY WEAR HER MOTHER'S DRESS Such garments last a century ormore. Especially durable isthe woman's blouse of linen made from hemp instead offlax. Native vege table dyes, which imparted soft, lasting colors, arebeing replaced today.