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A woman's wool apron, long and rectangular and made of one piece of polychrome tapestry woven fabric. Deep red is the predominant 'ground' colour, separating patterns and bands of different widths. Zigzag and jagged shapes predominant, using pink, green, yellow, purple, blue, brown, orange and black wool yarns and gold- and silver-coloured metal-wrapped threads. The sides (the selvedges) and hem of the apron have green and black blanket stitch embroidery. The top is turned and hand stitched. The apron ties, sewn to the top corners, are made from plaited brown wool.
- Production date
- 19thC(late) (?)
Length: 85 centimetres (excluding ties)
Width: 39 centimetres
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- The items in this collection (Eu1995,03.1 to 90) were primarily collected during periods of residence by the donor in Bulgaria between 1963 and 1989.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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