A woman's scarf; triangular in shape, part of a wedding outfit. Black silk (?) tabby woven fabric, turned and stitched at the longer end. Two shorter sides trimmed with gold-coloured silk (?) crocheted band, commercially made.
- Made in: Greece
- Found/Acquired: Metsova
- (Europe,Greece,Epirus (Greece),Metsova)
- Length: 56 centimetres
- Width: 131 centimetres
Information supplied by donor: a similar wedding costume, dated 1884, was viewed by the donor at the Tossita Museum in 1973. The donor believes the crocheted trim to be hand worked.
For further information, see Eu2006,0904.1.
Acquired by the donor's husband in Metsovo in 1973. Purchased from Calliope and Christos ?, owners of a cheese factory/shop. Calliope advised the donor that it had been in her family 'for generations and all the brides had worn it, including herself.' Her daughter was soon to marry but wished to wear a 'white modern dress'. [Information from donor]
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Object reference number: EEU84569
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