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One half of a woman's belt [see Eu1994,01.30.b], worn at the back (?); part of festive attire. A black, oval wool woven panel, heavily fulled. In the centre is an oval strip of black cotton velvet cloth, edged with couched white braid, surrounded by applied black wool braiding. Cream coloured synthetic (?) lace trim attached to the outside with threaded groups of glass beads forming a scalloped edge: yellow, red, green, blue and transparent beads.
- Production date
- 19thC(late)-20thC(early) (donor information)
Length: 35 centimetres
Width: 11 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Eth Doc 1871: 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 of the time in Skopje on a Leverhulme Scholarship.
For other parts of this festive wear see: 30b belt (part); 31: apron; 32: headscarf; 33: shirt/chemise; 34: coat; 35: bib/plastron; 36 baby carrier; 37: shoes.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1994-5 4 Nov-26 Mar, London, Museum of Mankind, Balkan Costume from the Waller Collection, Case 3&4
- Acquisition date
- 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.
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