A woman's belt, part of festive dress. Twill woven patterning, using pink and maroon woollen yarns, with blue yarn in the weft. Central section less densely patterned. Long plied fringes.
- 1900-1950 (?)
- Made in: Galičnik
- (Europe,Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia,Galičnik)
- Found/Acquired: Skopje
- (Europe,Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia,Skopje (district),Skopje (town))
- Length: 156 centimetres
- Width: 7 centimetres
The costumes in this collection, and in Eu1993,07.1 to 61, were largely collected by Di Waller and Dan Lumley in the 1960s and early 1970s when Di Waller was based for some for the time in Skopje on a Leverhulme Scholarship. For other parts of this festive wear see: 43: shirt/chemise; 44: apron; 46: coat.
2011: 21 Jan-11 Sep, London, British Museum, Room 2, "Traditional jewellery and dress from the Balkans"
The items in this collection [Eu1993,07] and in Eu1994,01 were collected largely by Di Waller and Dan Lumley in the 1960s and early 1970s when Di Waller was based for some of the time in Skopje on a Leverhulme Scholarship.
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Object reference number: EEU1071
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