A cushion-cover; one side only. A long, rectangular, red twill woven wool fabric; hand spun and hand woven. It has three cream-coloured bands towards the top and bottom. The hem has a short length of visible raw warp ends. (The back is a much deeper red, owing to the weave being an unbalanced twill.)
- Found/Acquired: Bulgaria
- Length: 100 centimetres
- Width: 43.5 centimetres
Text from Eth Doc 1889: '[This] long cushion resembles those used in Koprivshtitsa. They are arranged on seats, built-in against the walls of a room, giving a sofa effect.'
Prehistory and Europe
A woman's apron (?). A long, rectangular shape and made of red twill woven wool fabric; hand spun and hand woven. It has three cream coloured bands towards the top and bottom. The hem has a short length of raw warp ends showing. The top of the apron has unfinished also and has attached each end a few strands of unplyed wool thread. The back of the apron is a much deeper red, owing to the weave being an unbalanced twill.
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Object reference number: EEU83431
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