A woman's coat; bridal wear. Knee-length, with vestigial sleeves. Made from natural cream wool woven cloth, heavily fulled. Made from five separate panels; full weaving width of back panel 33 cms. Ornate decoration worked on a dark red twill woven cloth, stitched either side of centre front opening. Surface almost completely covered with couched gold-coloured metal-wrapped thread; plied, plaited and looped. Red and green wool yarns incorporated. Twenty pairs of silver- and gold-coloured metal filigree buttons stitched to front edge. Red, maroon or black plaited cord used at armholes, front edges, on top of seams, and especially at hemline. Couching extends for 19 cms from hemline at sides. Twig motifs, 'pulajka' (donor information) embroidered above couched plaited cords; worked in red and maroon wool. Deep pocket in right side (as worn) containing food crumbs. Couched plaited cords to vertical pocket opening.
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