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belt

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Eu1994,01.45

  • Description

    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.

  • Date

    • 1900-1950 (?)
  • Production place

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  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 156 centimetres
    • Width: 7 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    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.

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  • Exhibition history

    2011: 21 Jan-11 Sep, London, British Museum, Room 2, "Traditional jewellery and dress from the Balkans"

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1994

  • Acquisition notes

    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.

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    Eu1994,01.45


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