A woman's back apron, known as a 'volnenik'; predominantly red and pleated and constructed in a clever way. Made from one rectangular piece of fabric, using a red cotton singles warp. Red/black cotton stripes (woven as bands) alternate with red wool stripes (woven as bands). Some areas of the wool ground have geometric motifs, worked in discontinuous supplementary weft, using woollen yarns in two shades of green, orange and cream, dark blue and light green, and two shades of pink. The fabric is gathered and stitched to secure the pleats, aided by the contrasting materials used.in the weft. The top of the apron is sewn onto a red woollen plaited braid; the braid also serves as the ties. Three black cotton velvet bands have been applied to the hem.
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