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More Bulgarian Stage Costumes

BG C28-3   $315

Bulgarian Stage costume

 

 Bodice detail

White Lightweight Wool Soukman / Jumper

  • Attractive, flattering shape
  • Fitted bodice, flared skirt
  • Heavy maroon applique
  • Embroidery on bodice and skirt
  • 29” waist, bust 35”
  • Neck to hem 40”

  

  • Red wool belt  28"
  • Black and white embroidery
  • Stage “silver” pafti/ belt buckles

White Cotton Shift / Dress

  • Heavy applique, embroidery
  • Band collar, long sleeves
  • Elastic waist stretches 30"- 36"
  • 43" from neck to hem

  Embroidery motif at hem

BGT C64   $48.

Stage Costume, Shope area, Bulgaria

Made by USA dance group

Worn for performances

  • Good for folk dance party
  • Made quickly; some trim needs stitching
  • Doesn't need apron
  • Could use a narrow woven belt
  • Size medium

Black Cotton Soukman / Jumper 

  • Gold trim, coins at neck
  • Black & gold braid, white trim at hem
  • 41" around at underarms
  • 36" neck to hem
  • 56" around hem

  Lace at hem

White Shift / Dress

  • 42” bust, neck to hem 43”, 
  • Modern fabric less unlike linen
  • Red, black, white braid at neck & sleeves
  • Long open sleeves, crochet lace at wrist
  • Cotton strip with crochet lace at hem
  • Minor lace fraying
  • Discolored under arms and bodice 
  • Needs Oxy-soak to brighten 

BG7 C-3  $275.

Varna, Bulgaria

Stage Costume

  • Worn in BG dance company
  • Attractive, graceful for dancing
  • Factory costume; well-made, finished seams

Red plaid soukman / jumper 

  • Lightweight wool
  • Full skirt 84” around at hem
  • 34" around bodice at armholes
  • 41" neck to hem
  • Waist 25”
  • Fitted bodice, side placket with hooks.
  • Braid at neck and armholes
  • Hem - lace, black zigzag, yellow ribbon

White cotton twill shift / dress

  • Band collar
  • Buttons in back
  • Open long sleeves
  • Embroidered bodice, sleeves, hem 
  • Full skirt, elastic waist 36”
  • 40” around underarms 
  • 44" neck to hem 
  • 54” around hem

Black Lightweight Wool Apron

  • Slightly gathered at waist
  • Gaitani braid ties
  • Colorful machine embroidery
  • White lace with red ribbon
  • 3½" bright colored fringe
  • Length 30" x width 16"

BG C10-4   $295.   Shope region

Bulgarian stage costume

  • Worn in a Bulgarian dance group
  • Striking costume, shows up well on stage
  • Graceful for dancing, lightweight

Black Lightweight Wool soukman/ Jumper

  • Full pleated skirt
  • Well-made, finished seams
  • Wide metallic gold trim
  • Many rows, gold sequins
  • Colorful embroidery at hem

  • Lace ruffle indicates a shift
  • Side placket with hooks 
  • 36" around at armholes 
  • 28" waist,  neck to hem 45 ”
  • 68" around the hem 

White shift

  • Cotton body; silky synthetic sleeves
  • Tunic length loose shift, 32” long
  • 42”  around at armholes
  • Red & white lace ruffle jabot with buttons
  • Long open sleeves, lace ruffles
  • Fastens in back
  • Colorfast, washable

Black belt

  • Bright stripes, machine embroidery
  • Pompoms [1 missing]
  • 1¾" wide x 58" long

Head décor

  • Band of “silver” sections, flowers
  • Hanging yarn and coins 
  • Traditional whisk-broom-thing 

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