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A woman's wool apron, square in shape, and made of one piece of weft faced tabby woven cloth. Dark green stripes (also containing some red and yellow) are framed by dark purple stripes (with some black). The stripes (woven as bands) are evenly spaced across the 'ground'. In the centre of the apron are four pale blue cotton stripes (with some yellow and black) embroidered (?) with flower and foliage motifs, using orange, red, green (two tones), and blue (two tones) wool yarns. Towards each side is a wide stripe with multicoloured zigzag patterning, worked in tapestry weave, using wool yarns, with the addition of embroidered motifs, worked in pink and yellow cotton threads. The sides have blocks of (single) coloured fringing. The top is slightly pleated and hand sewn in place. The apron ties are formed from one long cotton tablet woven braid which is stitched along the top of the apron. It has a red diamond pattern with a green eye, outlined in black with white infilling.
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Length: 64 centimetres (excluding ties)
Width: 62 centimetres
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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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